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 and Tripe in water for an hour or until cooked.
  2. Strain and keep the stock.
  3. Heat oil and atsuete seeds in a pan. Removed the seeds.
  4. Sauté garlic, onions until golden brown.
  5. Add the stock, toasted rice and peanut butter. Add the beef and tripe.
  6. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes.
  7. Salt to taste.
  8. Add the Eggplant, String Beans, Bok Choy and Okra (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