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Luscious Peanut Butter Delight: Kare-Kare with a Twist


About the Dish:

Kare-Kare is a traditional Filipino stew made with oxtail, tripe, and vegetables in a thick peanut sauce. It is typically served with bagoong, a fermented shrimp paste, and eaten with rice. The dish is known for its rich and savory flavor, with the peanuts adding a distinct nuttiness to the sauce. Kare-Kare is a popular dish often served during special occasions and gatherings.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 150mg
Sodium 800mg
Total Carbohydrates 30g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 10g
Protein 40g


Ingredient Quantity
Oxtail 1 kg
Tripe 500g
Peanut Butter 1 cup
Eggplant 2 pieces
Bok Choy 1 bunch
Banana Blossom 1 piece

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: In a large pot, boil the oxtail and tripe until tender. Remove from the pot and set aside.
  • Step 2: In another pot, sauté garlic and onion until fragrant. Add the boiled oxtail and tripe, along with the peanut butter and annatto powder. Stir well to combine.
  • Step 3: Pour in enough water to cover the meat and bring to a simmer. Cook for about 1 hour, or until the sauce thickens.
  • Step 4: Meanwhile, blanch the eggplant, bok choy, and banana blossom in boiling water until tender. Drain and set aside.
  • Step 5: Once the sauce has thickened, add the blanched vegetables to the pot and simmer for another 10 minutes.
  • Step 6: Serve the Kare-Kare hot with steamed rice and bagoong on the side.

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