Salmon Head Sinigang sa Miso Recipe

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Rainy days are best spent indoors with a comforting bowl of sinigang and lots of steamed rice. Can’t find salmon heads? Try maya-maya instead.


Salmon Head Sinigang sa Miso Recipe

Carina Guevara-Galang
Looking for a comforting bowl of sinigang?
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 2 to 3


Salmon Head Sinigang sa Miso Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic minced
  • 1 large onion peeled and sliced finely
  • 1 tablespoon ginger finely julienned
  • 2 to 3 tomatoes diced
  • 1/3 Cup miso yellow
  • 5 grams, about 5 cups
  • Fish sauce to taste
  • 1/2 kilo salmon head cleaned, gills removed, and split open
  • 1/3 Cup tamarind paste
  • 1 Cup radishes peeled and cut into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 3 green finger chilies
  • 100 Grams mustard leaves cleaned
  • 1/4 Cup cilantro chopped


  • Heat cooking oil in a pot. Sauté garlic, onion, ginger, and tomatoes until they start to soften and become fragrant. Add miso and continue cooking over medium heat until vegetables are tender.
  • Add water. Season to taste with salt or patis. Add salmon heads. Bring to a simmer. Lower heat and continue simmering for 10 minutes.
  • Add tamarind paste. Add more salt or patis, if necessary.
  • Add radishes and chilies. Simmer for another 3 minutes or until radishes are cooked. Add mustard leaves and cilantro; heat through. Serve with white rice and extra patis.
Keyword Sinigang Sa Miso
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