Kare-Kare Recipe

Kare-Kare Recipe

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The Kare-Kare recipe is a stew which is known for having a thick peanut sauce. Kare-Kare is not a so simple dish. Its main ingredient is the Oxtail. The Filipino Bokchoy, Banana Blossom, Eggplant and String beans are a must in this recipe.




  1. Boil the Beef Tripe and Oxtail in water for an hour or until cooked.
  2. Strain and keep the stock.
  3. Heat oil and atsuete oil in a pan.
  4. Sauté garlic, onions until golden brown.
  5. Add the stock, toasted rice, beef, oxtail and peanut butter.
  6. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes.
  7. Salt to taste.
  8. Add the Eggplant, String Beans, Bok Choy and Banana Bud (If available only).
  9. Cook the vegetables for 5 minutes.
  10. Do not overcook the vegetables.
  11. Serve with Rice and Bagoong.


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Keywords: peanut stew, beef stew, slow-cook stew, traditional