Lengua Kare-Kare Recipe
Tender ox tongue cooked in peanut and almond sauce and served with steamed bok choy, eggplant and string beans.
Servings: 4 people
Pour water in a pressure cooker. Add ox tongue. Pressure-cook for 45 minutes. Remove the tongue afterwards and let it cool down. Take the skin off the tongue and then slice into serving pieces. Set aside.
Prepare the vegetables by steaming the eggplant and string beans for 10 minutes. Steam the bok choy for 5 minutes.
Prepare the peanuts and almonds by roasting on a pan until the color starts to turn brown. Put the nuts in a food processor and blitz until the mixture turns into a paste-like consistency. Set aside.
Heat annatto oil on a wok. Sauté garlic and onion.
Once the onion softens, add the sliced lengua. Sauté for 2 minutes.
Pour the beef broth into the wok. Cover and let boil. Continue boiling for 10 minutes in low heat setting.
Add the peanut and almond paste. Stir until all ingredients are well blended. Continue cooking uncovered for 7 minutes. Season with salt.
Transfer to a serving bowl and add the steamed vegetables. Serve with shrimp paste (bagoong alamang).
Share and enjoy!
Calories: 1707kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 102g | Fat: 133g | Saturated Fat: 39g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 15g | Monounsaturated Fat: 63g | Trans Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 322mg | Sodium: 1456mg | Potassium: 3150mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 18907IU | Vitamin C: 197mg | Calcium: 680mg | Iron: 15mg