Fish sinigang is a type of Filipino sour broth soup that is quick and easy to make. The fish is cooked right in the delicious broth together with a variety of vegetables.


  1. In a deep pot with water, combine fish, tomato, medium onion and ginger. Bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat, add eggplant, and simmer for 10 minutes, or until eggplant is almost tender.
  3. Add green pepper leaves and salt. Cover and cook until leaves are wilted.
  4. Add MSG, sesame oil, and/or fish sauce to taste.
  5. If you used green onions use to garnish.
  6. Serve hot with a side of rice.

Recipe Notes:

Where to purchase ingredients:

  • Pepper leaves, ong choy (water spinach), and marungay – Southeast Asian supermarket
  • Indian Spinach, ong choy (water spinach) – Chinese supermarket
  • If you are unable to find any of these ingredients, you can use spinach.

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