Kare kare is a Filipino food that is so tasty and is always served during parties. i love cooking it when we have a get together at home. Here is my recipe...
Ø 1 kilo of beef cut into cubes or oxtail
Ø 3 cups of peanut butter
Ø 1/2 cup cooked bagoong alamang (anchovies)
Ø 3 pieces onions, diced
Ø 3 heads of garlic, minced
Ø 4 tablespoons atsuete oil
Ø 4 pieces eggplant, sliced 1 inch thick
Ø 1 bundle pechay cut into 2 pieces
Ø 1 bundle of string beans cut to 2 inches long
Ø 1 banana bud, cut similar to eggplant slices, blanch in boiling water
Ø 1/2 cup oil
Ø 8 cups of water
Ø Salt to taste
Ø In a stock pot, boil beef or oxtails in water for an hour or until cooked. Strain and keep the stock.
Ø In a big pan, heat oil and atsuete oil.
Ø Sauté garlic, onions until golden brown, then add the stock, beef, oxtail and peanut butter. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Salt to taste.
Ø Add the eggplant, string beans, pechay and banana bud. Cook the vegetables for a few minutes - Do not overcook the vegetables.
Ø Serve with bagoong on the side.
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