kare-kare

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By J. White Harris
from Gallatin, TN

This Meat and vegetable stew in peanut sauce is verry good for those who like to try new flavors. It's another taste from the Philippines.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For kare-kare

  • 2 to 3 lb
    fresh oxtail cut-up or 4 pieces pork hocks
  • 2
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    onion, chopped
  • 1-1/2 tsp
    bagoong (fish sauce) or salt to taste
  • 1 sm
    eggplant, cut into serving pieces
  • 1/2 lb
    fresh green beans
  • 1/3 c
    peanut butter

How To Make kare-kare

  • 1
    Boil the meat in 5 cups water and 2 teaspoons salt until tender (1 hour).
  • 2
    In a large skillet saute garlic and onion in hot oil until brown. Spoon out the meat from the liquid and add to the garlic onion mixture. Saute.
  • 3
    Add bagoong and saute for another 3 minutes. Add meat/onion/bagoong mixture back to stewing water. Simmer 10 minutes.
  • 4
    Add eggplant and green beans and cook til tender. Reduce heat and stir in peanut butter. Mix well and simmer 5 minutes. Serve with white rice and extra bagoong.
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