Saturday, October 30, 2010

SUMPTUOUS KARE KARE

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...

Ingredients:

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

Procedure:

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.

sumptuous kare kare






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