Sinigang na Hipon Recipe

One of my blog’s follower Aian Ramos ( requested my mother’s recipe of Sinigan na Hipon. So there you go!



  • 1/2 kilo shrimp
  • 1/4 kl bilimbi (kamias) or tamarind
  • 1 pc medium tomato (cut)
  • 1 pc medium onion (cut)
  • 10 pcs string beans (cut into 2-3 inches)
  • 3 pcs water spinach (okra)
  • 4-5 cups water
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 tsp salt (adjust according to preference)


  1. Boil 1 cup water, add tamarind or bilimbi (kamias). Mince until softened.
  2. Add more water, add tomato, onion, string beans, water spinach. Wait until vegetable softens.
  3. Add green pepper, shrimp, salt or maggi magic sarap.
  4. Cook for 10-12 minutes.

Happy cooking & eating!

3 thoughts on “Sinigang na Hipon Recipe

  1. It’s snack time and yet I’m craving for rice and sinigang na hipon, haha! Thanks for taking the time, I really appreciate it. I also enjoy cooking and I will definitely try this with kamias, sounds really good. Your Nanay’s sinigang sure looks like one of the favorites in your family!

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