Oxtail kare-kare
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Oxtail Kare-Kare Recipe

This is a recipe for Oxtail Kare-Kare (peanut stew).
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time2 hrs 45 mins
Course: Beef
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 5
Author: Vanjo Merano

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ lbs. Oxtail
  • 1 Knorr Pork Cube
  • 2 bunches baby bokchoy or pechay
  • 1 medium Chined eggplant sliced
  • 10 pieces snake beans sitaw, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 small fresh banana blossom puso ng saging, sliced
  • ¾ cups annatto water ½ cup annatto seeds soaked in ¾ cups water
  • ¾ cup peanut butter
  • ½ cup ground peanut
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • ½ cup bagoong alamang
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 4 to 6 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a cooking pot.
  • Saute garlic and onion.
  • Once the onion becomes soft, saute the Oxtail until light brown.
  • Pour water into the the pot. Let boil.
  • Add Knorr Beef Cube. Stir. Cover and cook between low to medium heat until the oxtail becomes tender. Note: This will take around 2 to 2 1/2 hours for conventional cooking, and 30 to 40 minutes if a pressure cooker is used.
  • Add peanut butter and ground peanuts. Stir.
  • Pour annatto water. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Combine cornstarch and 1/2 cup cold water. Stir. Pour the mixture into the pot. Stir until the sauce gets thicker.
  • Add banana blossoms. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add eggplant and snake beans (sitaw). Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Put the bok choy into the pot. Stir. Cover and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving dish. Serve with bagoong alamang.
  • Share and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 5g