Lechon Sinigang Recipe

  • Leftover lechon meat, excess fat trimmed and sliced into bite-sized pieces
  • 6 – 8 cups water that was used to wash rice (rice washing)
  • 3 – 4 medium-sized tomatoes
  • 2 ½-inch ginger slices
  • 2 red onions, sliced
  • String beans, sliced into 3-inch long pieces (add as much as you like)
  • 1 whole finger chili (optional)
  • 2 10-gram sachets Sinigang sa Sampalok mix, or more if desired
  • 2 cups chili leaves/tops or kangkong
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 – 2 tablespoons patis/fish sauce, or more, to taste

Lechon Sinigang Recipe

  1. Trim off any excess fat from the lechon
  2. In a large pot, bring rice water to a boil. Once boiling, add the tomatoes, onions and ginger. Add the lechon, string beans and finger chili.
  3. Continue cooking until lechon and string beans become tender, around 5 minutes. Season with salt, pepper and patis. Add the sinigang mix and adjust taste to your preference.
  4. Add the chili leaves or kangkong, and cook for 1 more minute. When done, remove from heat and serve. Enjoy!

Source:  The Hungry Giant

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