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How to Cook Oxtail Kare Kare

Kare-kare is one of the well known and popular Filipino dishes served in special occasions but nowadays this can be served almost everyday if it is within your budget and if your health can tolerate this kind of diet.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Beef Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: kare kare, oxtail stew
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Calories: 478kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 pc. oxtail buntot ng baka
  • 1 pc. oxleg pata ng baka
  • 4 pcs. eggplants
  • 2 bundles sitaw or stringbeans
  • 1 bundle pechay
  • 1/4 head cabbage
  • 6 cup water
  • 1/2 cup achueta seed for coloring diluted in 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil
  • 1 head garlic chopped
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 cup ground peanuts
  • 1 cup toasted ground rice
  • salt vein
  • banana blossoms


    How to Cook Oxtail Kare Kare:

    • Boil the oxtail and oxleg in water until tender. Cut into desired pieces and set aside.
    • Soak achuete seeds in water. Squeeze to bring out the coloring.
    • Set aside. Cut vegetables into desired pieces. Boil water, drop sitaw and parboil.
    • Remove sitaw and set aside. Do likewise to egg- plant and banana blossom.
    • Saute garlic and onion in cooking oil and add salt and achuete juice.
    • Let boil for 5 minutes. Blend in ground peanuts, and toasted ground rice.
    • Bring to a boil then add in the meats. Just before removing from the fire, add the vegetables.
    • Serve with bagoong alamang guisado. Serve hot. Good for 10 persons.