Salmon Head and Belly Sinigang sa Miso


  • 1 fresh salmon head, cleaned and cut into pieces
  • 500g salmon belly, washed
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1-inch knob ginger, sliced
  • 1 packet tamarind soup mix (I used Knorr Sinigang Mix)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 white radish, sliced
  • 5 pcs okra, cut in half
  • 2 bunch mustard leaves
  • 3/4 cup yellow miso
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce


  1. Heat oil in a large pot. Sauté garlic, onion and ginger until onion becomes translucent.
  2. Put in salmon head and belly and lightly fry in oil for about 3 minutes.
  3. Pour in water and add tamarind soup mix. Mix well.
  4. Add the radish.
  5. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Add the okra and miso, mix well. Season with fish sauce if needed.
  7. Add mustard leaves simmer for a few seconds and turn off heat.
  8. Serve hot with steamed rice.