<i>Sinigang na Baboy</i> (Filipino Pork in Sour Tamarind Soup) Recipe

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Ingredients (19)

  • 1 pound (450g; about 3) plum tomatoes
  • 2 whole, fresh long green peppers (4 ounces; 115g total)
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) canola or other neutral oil
  • 1 head of garlic (12 about medium cloves), peeled and minced
  • 1 small (6-ounce; 170g) red onion, finely diced
  • 1 scallion, white part finely chopped, green part sliced thinly on a bias, divided
  • 1 1/2 pounds (680g) boneless, skinless pork shoulder, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 32 ounces (945ml) tamarind concentrate (see note)
  • One 1.41-ounce pack Knorr sinigang tamarind soup mix
  • 1 small daikon radish (about 1 pound), peeled and cut crosswise into 1/2 inch thick rounds
  • 1 small taro root (about 6 ounces), peeled and cut crosswise into 1/4 inch thick rounds (see note)
  • 1/2 pound (225g) fresh okra (optional), caps trimmed, pods cut in half on a bias
  • 6 ounces (170g) long green beans or string beans, stem ends trimmed and beans cut into 2-inch lengths
  • 3 tablespoons (45ml) coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • Kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) calamansi juice, or as much as desired (see note)
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) fish sauce, or as much as desired
  • Fried garlic, for garnish

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