Sinigang na Baboy sa Bayabas Recipe

This Filipino pork stew uses guava as a souring agent!

This Filipino pork stew is a comfort food favorite: this recipe uses the guava fruit to provide the sour-sweet flavors in this well-loved dish.

Sinigang na Baboy sa Bayabas Recipe

Mira Angeles
This Filipino pork stew uses guava as a souring agent!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 6-8


Sinigang na Baboy sa Bayabas Ingredients

  • 2-3 cups water
  • 1 kilo pork chopped to serving pieces
  • 2 pieces tomatoes quartered
  • 1/2 kilo Guava (bayabas) quartered
  • 2 pieces red onion sliced
  • 3 pieces gabi (taro root) peeled and quartered
  • 1 piece labanos (radish) quartered
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cups sitaw (string beans) sliced into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 5 pieces okra sliced
  • 2 Small eggplant sliced diagonally
  • 1 bunch kangkong (water spinach) leaves leaves removed from stems
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce (patis)


  • In a medium-sized stainless steel pot, boil 2 to 3 cups water. Water should slightly more than enough to cover the meat.
  • While the water is boiling, put the pork ribs one by one until every piece of meat is in the pot. Add the tomatoes and guava and cook for about 30 to 40 minutes or until the meat is tender.
  • Add the onions, gabi, labanos, salt and pepper then cook for another 8 minutes.
  • Then add the sitaw, okra and eggplants and simmer for another 6 minutes. Add in the kangkong and fish sauce, then let simmer for 5 minutes more. Serve hot. [ArticleReco:{"articles":["14904"]}]
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