Kare – Kare Sauce

Kare Kare is a type of Filipino stew with a rich and thick peanut sauce. It is a popular dish in the Philippines served during special occasions. The traditional recipe is composed of ox tail. There are instances wherein both ox tripe and tail are used. The vegetable components of the dish are string beans, eggplant, bok choy, and banana blossoms. Lightly browned toasted ground rice is used to thicken the sauce.


  • 2 tbsp. Fish Sauce
  • 1 tbsp. Sugar, 1 tsp Salt, ½ of Pepper and Seasoning Powder
  • ¼ cup of Crushed Peanuts
  • 2 pcs. Onions (Slice)
  • 7 cloves Garlic (Slice)
  • 1 pack of Kare – kare Mix
  • 3 cups of Rice Water
  • Oil for Sauté


  1. Prepare and slice of Ingredients and set aside.
  2. In the pre-heated pan with oil add the garlic and crushed peanut then sauté.
  3. Add the slice onions then stir well. Then add the rice water.
  4. Add the 1 tbsp. sugar, 1 tsp salt, ½ tsp of pepper and seasoning powder and add the 2 tbsp of fish sauce then stir well.
  5. While boiling add the kake- kare mix and mix well.
  6. Use strainer to get solid ingredients.
  7. Use blender to refine the kare kare sauce
  8. Then back into cooking pan and cook in medium flame.
  9. Stir until creamy and saucy then set aside.
  10. Serve the vegetable with kare – kare sauce and alamang.