Salmon Sinigang sa Miso recipe

Salmon is a highly nutritious delicious fish that is perfect for sinigang (sour soup), steak or grilled. I seldom cook this fish because it is not always available in the market and expensive compared to other fish. I remember the delicious taste of Sinigang na ulo ng Salmon sa Miso  that we ate from Mangan restaurant and I missed it so I cook my own version of Salmon sinigang sa Miso recipe. It turned out to be a successful dish that everybody loves when I cooked it.

Nutrition: High in Omega 3 that are Protective against heart disease, stroke, certain cancers, arthritis and asthma. An excellent source of Vitamin B6 and Magnesium.

Salmon Sinigang sa Miso

Salmon Sinigang sa Miso


  • 1/2 kilo of Salmon fish head
  • 2 pieces of medium sized onions, cut into halves
  • 3 tomatoes, cut into halves
  • 4-6 cloves of garlic, minced
  • thumb-sized of ginger, sliced
  • 1-2 pieces of Green Chillies (depending on your taste)
  • One bundle of Green Mustard (Mustasa) Leaves
  • 1/4 cup Miso (white or yellow) or Knorr Sinigang sa Miso Seasoning Smallest Pack(Any Sour Miso seasoning)
  • Knorr Sinigang sa Sampaloc
  • 3- 4 cups of water (depending on how much soup you like)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt or to taste
  • a pinch of white pepper

Cooking Procedure

  1. Season the fish with a little salt and pepper.
  2. Saute garlic, onions, tomatoes and ginger. Add the 3 cups of water then pour the miso. Simmer for 1-2 minutes then add the fish.
  3. Pour the Knorr Sinigang sa Sampaloc Seasoning add the salt. Let it simmer for five-ten minutes until the stew is slightly thick.
  4. Place the Green Mustard, let it cook for 20-30 seconds (do not over-cooked) then put the green chillies.

Estimate price:  Php207

Estimate price breakdown

  • 1/2 Kilo of Salmon Fish head – 142
  • Packed Miso  - Php 12
  • Garlic, Onions,  tomatoes and Ginger – Php 30
  • Knorr Sinigang sa Sampaloc – Php 11
  • 1 bundle Green Mustard Leaves (Mustasa) – Php 10
  • Green Chillies – Php2
Serving: Makes 4- 5 servings.


To avoid the bitter taste of the Mustard leaves (Mustasa), try to blanch it before mixing it with the sinigang. My technique to avoid the fishy taste and smell of the Salmon fish is to put a little amount of salt and enough ground pepper on the fish overnight before cooking it. In the photo above, I use a packed white miso that I bought from SM supermarket.

If you cannot find miso in the market, you can use Knorr sinigang sa Miso seasoning and you can try the other way of cooking special sinigang na isda sa miso.

  • Sheryl of

    i’m not really good in cooking and i rely a lot on recipe books when i’m in the kitchen. thanks for sharing this recipe (which happens to be one of my husband’s favorite dishes). will keep in mind the extra tips you shared…

  • Franc Ramon

    Salmon is really a healthy food and good for the heart and also not too high on the calories and fatty content.

  • violy

    aww my favorite is always sinigang! kahit anong luto! yummy! and miss ko na etong sinigang sa miso, I have one friend who cooks this for me all the time. ;(

  • Josie

    I also missed sinigang sa miso, we use milkfish or maya-maya head for the fish. I also saute another set of miso in garlic, onion and chopped tomatoes and add patis for the dip, now I’m drooling :)

  • Adeline

    Yummy! Thanks for sharing this recipe.

  • Teresa Martinez

    There can be no better way to complete a meal than with salmon sinigang sa miso. Simply delicious!

  • ralph

    i love sinigang… especially with maya-maya or tilapia fish. haven’t tried it though with a salmon, but it sounds great. thanks. Yahweh bless.

  • athena

    i love fish especially if it’s sinigang. one thing i don’t really like about eating sinigang is that it makes me eat more rice. hahahaha :))

  • Rossel

    Sinigang sa Miso is one of my family’s favorite food but I only use tilapia, bangus or maya-maya.

  • levy

    I liked Max’s version of Sinigang na Salmon. I am not a good cook, but because of this post and with your easy and detailed procedure I hope to try it soon.