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5 from 3 votes

Sinigang na Hito sa Miso

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 4 Servings


  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 onion peeled and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled and minced
  • 1 thumb-size ginger peeled and julienned
  • 2 to matoes chopped
  • 1 cup miso soy paste
  • 6 to 7 cups water
  • 1 1.4 ounces package tamarind base
  • fish sauce to taste
  • 1 radish labanos, peeled and cut into 1/-inch thick wedges
  • 1 about 2 pounds whole catfish, cleaned, gutted and cut into parts
  • 1 bunch mustard leaves ends trimmed and cut into 4-inch lengths


  • In a pot over medium heat, heat oil. Add onions, garlic and ginger and cook, stirring regularly, until limp and aromatic. Add tomatoes and cook, mashing with back of spoon, until softened and release juice. Add miso and cook, stirring regularly, for about 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Add water and bring to a boil. Add tamarind base and stir until dissolved. Season with fish sauce to taste.
  • Add radish and cook for about 1 to 2 minutes. Add catfish. Lower heat, cover and cook for about 7 to 10 minutes. Add mustard leaves and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes. Serve hot.