Sinigang na Hipon, Filipino Sour Shrimp Soup Recipe | The Truth About MSG?

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This week’s video is about another delicious Filipino soup that a few people requested.

A gorgeous Shrimp Sinigang, with everything made from scratch.

If you are here just for the cooking, Skip to 8:40

Here is the recipe:

Good for 4

Shrimp Broth:
1 tsp salt.
1 red onion diced
6 cloves of garlic
3 tbsp of sliced ginger
4 stalks of celery chopped
5 tomatoes chopped
Carcass of 10 large shrimps
2 tbsp Hibe (dried Shrimp)
1 tbsp olive oil
1.5 litres of water
1. Fry everything in 3 mins intervals on a low fire. Season with salt. Toss in the shrimp bits and hibe, cover with water.
2. Cover and simmer for 40mins.
3. Strain.

Tamarind broth
8 pieces green tamarind
1 litre of water
1. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 20mins.
2. Mash and strain.

Soup ingredients:
1 small white radish sliced
1 red onion diced
1 small eggplant cubed
10 large green beans
6 native tomatoes, seeded and sliced
2 pieces of gabi, peeled and sliced
4 okras sliced
3 red chilies
2 tbsp good quality fish sauce
1 bunch of kangkong
2 tbsp olive oil
1. Fry your eggplant for 2mins. Toss in the gabi and tomatoes. Cook for 5 mins. Add in your onions, bean and radish, cook for 5mins. Cover with both broths, add in the okra. Simmer for 15mins on a very low fire.
2. Add in the fish sauce. Poach shrimp for 1 min.
3. Toss in the chilies and kangkong, cook for 2 mins


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