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Sinigang na Panga ng Tuna Recipe (Tuna jaw cooked in sour broth)

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs tuna jaw panga ng tuna
  • 8 cups water
  • 2 cups string beans sitaw, cut in 2 inches length
  • 3 pieces medium-sized egg plant sliced
  • 8 pieces okra cleaned
  • 1 bunch water spinach kangkong, chopped
  • 4 to 6 pieces medium-sized tomatoes halved
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce patis
  • Sinigang mix good for 2 liters of water
  • 4 pieces Thai chilies or 3 pieces finger chilies siling pansigang


  • Heat a cooking pot and pour-in the water. Bring to a boil.
  • Put-in the onions and tomatoes and cook until tender.
  • Put-in the tuna jaw and simmer for 15 minutes
  • Add the sinigang mix, chilies, and fish sauce then simmer for another 3 minutes.
  • Put-in the okra and string beans and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add the eggplant and give additional 5 minutes to cook.
  • Mix-in the water spinach and simmer for a minute. Turn the heat off, cover the pot, and allow residual heat to completely cook the water spinach.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and serve hot.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g