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Kare Kare

6 cups (1500ml) Water
1 1/2 cups (300g) Beef, cutlets
1 1/2 cups (300g) Beef, tripe
1 1/2 cups (300g) Beef, oxtail
1/2 cup (125ml) Cooking Oil
1/2 cup (130g) Red onion, sliced
2 tbsps (30g) Garlic, crushed
1 pack (7g) AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix
1 1/2 cups (333g) Banana heart, chopped
2 cups (150g) Stringbeans, cut into 1″ pieces
1 cup (143g) Eggplant, sliced
1/4 cup (60ml) Cooking Oil
4 tbsps (52g) Achuete seeds
3/4 cup (78.6g) Ground toasted rice (Galapong)
1/2 cup (140g) Toasted peanuts, ground

Bagoong Rice
2 tbsps (30ml) Cooking Oil
1 1/2 cups (360g) Bagoong guisado
12 cups (2040g) Rice, cooked
1/2 cup (50g) Green mango, strips
2 tbsps (30g) Shallots/Sibuyas Tagalog, sliced


Nutrition Facts
Calories per serving: 698.7 kcal
Carbohydrates (g) 70.4
Proteins (g) 22.5
Fat (g) 36.3
Dietary Fiber 3.3
Calcium m(g) 165.7
Iron (mg) 4.8
Sodium 321.3

Good to Know Nutrition Facts!

Kare Kare, when paired with rice, becomes a complete meal providing you with carbohydrates from rice, protein from the beef and peanuts, and necessary micronutrients from the vegetable components of the dish.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes


  1. BOIL. In a pressure cooker put water and boil beef cutlets, tripe, and oxtail until tender. Separate meat from the broth then set aside.
  2. SAUTÉ. In a saucepan, heat oil , saute onion, garlic, beef cutlets, tripe and oxtail. Add broth. Season with AJI-GINISA®.
  3. ADD & SIMMER. Add banana heart, string beans and eggplant. Simmer for 3 minutes. Set aside.
  4. COOK, STIR & ADD. In a separate pan, heat vegetable oil and cook achuete seeds. Separate seeds from the achuete oil then set aside. In a casserole, put achuete oil, add ground rice and ground peanuts. Stir continuously to avoid from sticking with one another. Add sauteed beef and boiled vegetable, mix well.
  5. SAUTÉ & MIX. For the Bagoong Rice, heat oil in a separate pan and saute the bagoong guisado. Add the cooked rice and mix well. Top with green mango and shallots. Serve Kare Kare with Bagoong Rice.

Makes 12 servings

Cooking Tip

Kare-kare is a Filipino classic dish that uses a rich and creamy peanut-based sauce. Serve vegetables as toppings to maintain its crunchiness.

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