Sinigang na Hipon sa Kamias

For a more sour sinigang, add some calamansi juice.

If you prefer your sinigang dish to be a little more on the sour side, add some calamansi juice. Plus, use the best-tasting fish sauce you can find. Serve this flavorful sinigang na hipon sa kamias recipe in 3 easy steps!

Sinigang na Hipon sa Kamias

Jun Jun de Guzman
For a more sour sinigang, add some calamansi juice.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 5 to 6


Sinigang na Hipon sa Kamias

  • 8 cups water
  • 2 tomatoes quartered
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons fish sauce (patis)
  • 1 and 1/2 cups kamias
  • 2 pieces siling pansigang
  • 6 pieces okra sliced into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 radish (labanos) sliced
  • 2 eggplant sliced
  • 5 stalks sitaw (string beans) sliced into 3-inch lengths
  • 6 pieces sigarilyas cut into 1-inch slices
  • 500 Grams Prawns (Sugpo) cleaned


  • Combine water, tomatoes, and onion in a nonreactive pot. Bring to a boil then lower heat to a simmer.
  • Remove tomatoes and mash with a fork. Return to the pot. Add fish sauce, kamias, and siling pansigang. Bring to a boil then lower heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Mash kamias in the pot and continue simmering. Add the rest of the vegetables and prawns. Simmer until prawns turn pink. Season with more fish sauce to taste. Pan tip: Make sure to use a nonreactive pan since the acid may react with other types of cookware. Veggie-cooking tip: Get the best-looking vegetables available and don t boil the stew for too long so the veggies don t get overcooked. RELATED: Sinigang na Sugpo, Sinigang na Sugpo sa Kamias, sinigang recipes
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