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Sinigang na Buntot ng Baboy with Gabi

This is a recipe for pork sinigang using pig tails
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Main Dish, Soup
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: filipino sinigang, pork sinigang, sinigang na baboy
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 673kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. pig tails I will refer to this as pork in the instructions below
  • 4 pieces Serrano pepper or siling pansigang
  • 1 piece Chinese eggplant sliced
  • 4 pieces taro peeled
  • 2 piece tomato wedged
  • 1 piece onion wedged
  • 1 bunch spinach
  • 10 pieces sitaw string beans, sliced in 2 inch pieces
  • 1 pack Sinigang mix (40 gram pack)
  • 8 cups water
  • Fish sauce to taste Patis


  • Boil 3 cups water in a pot.
  • Add the pork and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Discard the water. Pour the remaining 5 cups of water and let boil with the pork. Add tomato and onion. Boil in medium heat for 40 minutes. Add more water if needed.
  • Add the taro (gabi). Continue to cook for 20 minutes.
  • Stir-in the sinigang mix and add the peppers, string beans, and eggplant. Cover and continue to cook for 12 minutes.
  • Taste the soup and decide if you want to add more water. Pour some fish sauce (patis) and stir.
  • Put the spinach on top. Turn the heat off and then cover the pot. Let it stay covered for 5 minutes.
  • Stir the soup so that all the ingredients will be evenly distributed. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g | Calories: 673kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 584mg | Potassium: 1573mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 8545IU | Vitamin C: 39.4mg | Calcium: 156mg | Iron: 4.8mg