How to Cook Kare-Kareng Manok (Chicken Kare-Kare)
Recipe type: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
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Serves: 8 servings
Kare-kareng manok is a variety of the popular Filipino kare-kare dish and usually ox tail is used as the main ingredient.
  • 1 Tbsp. anato seed
  • 4 tsp. ginger, cut into strips
  • 1 kilo chicken, cut into serving pieces
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1 head garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup peanut butter or Mama Sita's Kare kare mix
  • 200 grams tomato sauce
  • 4 pcs. medium size eggplants
  • 2 cups evaporated milk or coconut milk
  • 1 bundle pechay
  • 1 cup stringbeans, cut 2 inches
  • ½ cup cooking oil
  • Bagoong alamang (Shrimp paste)
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How to cook kare-kareng manok:
  1. Put 2 tablespoon of cooking oil in the annato seed and heat in a pan until the oil render the color of the annato seeds. Remove the seeds and retain the oil in the pan.
  2. In the same oil, saute garlic, onions, ginger, and chicken. Cook for 15 minutes.
  3. Add 3 cups water, Kare-kare mix or peanut butter, tomato sauce and eggplant. Cook for 15 minutes.
  4. Add coconut milk or evaporated milk, pechay. Simmer until pechay is cooked.
  5. Serve with Shrimp paste.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 100grams Calories: 239
Recipe by Panlasang Pinoy Meat Recipes at