Coco Chicken Kare-Kare

A unique chicken dish for you to try. Usually kare-kare dish uses beef tripe or pork’s legs or “pata” but this recipe use chicken instead. Also, this variation have the addition of grated mature coconut and using annato oil instead of the traditional annato seed (“atchuete” in Filipino) poured with a little boiling water to get the red coloring. If annato oil is unavailable, you can make it yourself. The ratio is for every 2 cups of vegetable oil use 1 cup of annato seeds. Heat the oil to 350 °F then pour the annato seeds. After the oil becomes red remove from heat and let cool.

To cook coco chicken kare-kare; Heat the annato oil and brown chicken pieces on all sides. Then add in onions and garlic and saute. Pour in prepared kare-kare mix and Knorr chicken cubes for that authentic flavor of kare-kare made better with the delicious taste of real chicken. Simmer mixture before adding ground toasted rice and vegetables. Heat mixture and stir occasionally until vegetables are done. Turn off the heat, ladle on bowl and top with grated coconut. To see the complete recipe and list of ingredients in exact measurements, look below.



 

How to Cook Coco Chicken Kare-Kare
 
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Recipe type: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • Ingredients:
  • 2 pcs Knorr Chicken cubes
  • 1 pack kare-kare mix, dissolved in 2 cups water
  • 1 pc whole chicken, chopped into serving pieces
  • 2 tablespoons annato oil
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 2 cups puso ng saging( banana bud), cut into 2-inch length
  • 2 cups sitaw (string beans) , cut into 2-inch length
  • 2 cups talong (eggplant), cut into 2-inch length
  • ¼ cup rice, toasted and ground
  • ½ cup grated mature coconut (niyog), toasted until light brown
Instructions
How to cook Coco Chicken Kare-Kare:
  1. Heat the annato oil and brown chicken pieces on all sides. Then add in onions and garlic and saute.
  2. Pour in prepared kare-kare mix and Knorr chicken cubes for that authentic flavor of kare-kare made better with the delicious taste of real chicken.
  3. Simmer mixture before adding ground toasted rice and vegetables.
  4. Heat mixture and stir occasionally until vegetables are done.
  5. Turn off the heat, ladle on bowl and top with grated coconut.

 


Chicken Kare-Kare