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Sinamak Recipe

Sinamak is a popular sawsawan (condiment) in the Visayas region.  It is spiced with pepper, red chili, ginger garlic, onions.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: Dipping Sauce, Sawsawan, Sinamak Recipe
Servings: 2
Calories: 20kcal
Author: Eduardo Joven


  • 3 1/2 cups Cane vinegar best if you can have a Vinegar from Tuba or Palm Wine
  • 1 cup fresh Siling Labuyo
  • 3 tablespoons ginger sliced
  • 3 tablespoons langkawas sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Peppercorns
  • 1 head garlic
  • 1 long neck empty bottle cleaned


  • Clean and slice the Ginger and Langkawas
  • Combine langkawas, ginger, garlic, whole peppercorns, and siling labuyo chili in a long neck bottle (any clean liquor bottle will do)
  • Pour the vinegar in the bottle then tightly cover it.
  • Lightly shake the bottle and store in room temperature for 2 days to allow the spices to blend with the vinegar, the longer you store it, the spicier it becomes.
  • Serve as condiment with soy sauce or fish sauce for your grilled and fried dish.


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Serving: 2tbsp | Calories: 20kcal | Protein: 1g | Fat: 60g | Sodium: 135mg | Vitamin A: 30%