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Sinigang na bangus sa bayabas recipe

To make this Sinigang na Bangus sa bayabas recipe, you will need to use fresh and ripe guavas.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Fish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 people
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $8


  • 1 medium milkfish (bangus) cleaned and scales removed and sliced into steaks (4 Slices according to the size of Bangus)
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 4 pcs guava (ripe)
  • 8 pcs okra
  • 1 small onion wedged
  • 2 medium tomatoes wedged
  • 2 pcs Jalapeno pepper
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 5 cups water


  • Pour the water in a cooking pot. Bring to a boil.
  • Put-in the guava, tomato, onion, and whole peppercorn. Let it boil. Continue to boil (covered) for 15 minutes or until the guava and vegetables are soft. You may add more water if needed.
  • Using a fork of a potato masher, mash the guava and vegetables inside the cooking pot to extract the flavors. This is an optional step, be extra careful.
  • Pour-in the fish sauce. Stir.
  • Add the milkfish. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes in medium heat.
  • Add the okra and Jalapeno. Continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Put-in the spinach. Cover the cooking pot. Turn the heat off. Let the spinach stay in the pot for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!