Healthy Eats

July 15, 2016
Manam-Style Watermelon Sinigang

DIFFICULTY: Moderate


Ingredients:

4 tablespoons cooking oil
1 kilo beef short ribs
1 tablespoon garlic, crushed
1 white onion, chopped
½ of whole watermelon (medium-sized), cut into chunks
5-8 pieces native tomatoes, quartered
4 pieces Gabi, cut into chunks
4 cups water
2 tablespoons sinigang powder mix
1 bunch sitaw
1 bunch kangkong
Patis to taste
Pepper to taste

 

Procedure:

  1. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil. Sear beef short ribs. Set aside.
  2. In the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil, saute onion and garlic until translucent.
  3. Add the beef, tomatoes, watermelon, gabi and water. Bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook until beef is tender (about 1-2 hours).
  5. Add sinigang powder mix and sitaw. Simmer until vegetables are cooked.
  6. Add kangkong last. Season with patis and pepper.