Sinigang na Bangus (milkfish)


1 1/2 lb Bangus (milkfish)
2 c  Water
3 md Tomatoes, sliced
1 md Onion, sliced
6    Pods green sampaloc (tamarind)
1 cn Banana heart, drained(14 oz)
2 c  Green beans cut diagonally in half
1 c  mustard greens 
1 ts Salt
1 tb Patis (fish sauce)


1. Slice fish and cut into 4-6 pieces. Salt all over. 2. Boil water and tamarind pods until pods are tender. Remove tamarind, mash and strain back into the boiling water. (optional) 3. Add tomatoes, onions and green beans to boiling mixture and cook 15 minutes or until vegetables are almost cooked. Add fish, banana hearts, and patis. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer 3-5 minutes. Remove from heat, add spinach leaves, and let stand for 5 minutes. 4. Serve with bagoong or patis (fish sauce). Note: Kining sud-ana makasingot sa ka lami. ( This kind of food will make you sweat with it's good taste)