Kare-Kare

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef round
  • 1 pound oxtail cut into 2-inch long pieces
  • 3 cups smooth peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup of toasted rice, finely ground
  • 2 red onions, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons atsuete oil (annatto oil)
  • 4 eggplants, sliced 1-inch thick
  • 1 bundle of pechay (bok choy) cut into 2 pieces
  • 1 bundle of sitaw (string beans) cut to 2-inch long pieces
  • 1 piece of banana bud, cut similar to eggplant slices. Blanch in boiling water.
  • 1/2 cup of oil
  • 8 cups of water
  • Salt to taste

Directions

  1. 1.

    Boil beef and oxtail in water for 1 hour or until cooked. Strain and set aside the stock.

  2. 2.

    In a large pan or wok, heat the oil and atsuete oil.

  3. 3.

    Sautée the onion and garlic until golden. Add the stock, toasted rice, beef, oxtail and peanut butter. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Add salt to taste.

  4. 4.

    Serve with bagoong on the side and hot plain rice. Enjoy!