WATCH: This Is The Tastiest Sinigang Na Baboy Recipe Ever
The umami-packed secret ingredient to making this super delicious sinigang is from Japan.
We think¬†a classic¬†sinigang recipe¬†will always be delicious.¬†Whether it's the¬†classic sinigang na baboy recipe or sinigang na hipon recipe, you know it's going to be a sour-salty soup, packed with umami flavors.¬†There are many ways to make sinigang and not all are made with the sampaloc or tamarind, but what all these have in common is a souring ingredient¬†as well as¬†a salty ingredient¬†to help balance the tang.¬†¬†
What can make the difference in your¬†sinigang¬†recipe is what these two main flavoring ingredients will be. In this delicious sinigang recipe, we thought it¬†wise to¬†not change the beloved sabaw ng sampaloc that makes it a classic¬†flavor but instead, boost the level of umami in every sip you take.¬†
How do you make¬†a¬†sinigang recipe more flavorful?¬†
The secret ingredient to this otherwise classic sinigang na baboy recipe is miso paste.¬†The miso paste is a fantastic ingredient substitute¬†for¬†patis, or fish sauce, which many use to add¬†the salty flavor to sinigang.¬†
What makes this substitute a brilliant ingredient swap is the¬†fact that miso paste¬†doesn't make your sinigang smell nor taste fishy.¬†What you do get is the same salty-sour flavor you want in a delicious sinigang recipe. Here's the recipe:¬†