Kare-Kare Filipino Dish (Pork with Savory Peanut sauce)

Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX


3 lbs of Pork (cut in 2 inch slices)

1 sliced small banana flower bud 

1 bundle of cabbage

1 bundle of string beans (cut into 2 inch slices)

4 pcs sliced eggplants 

1 cup ground peanuts

1/2 cup peanut butter

1/2 cup shrimp paste

34 Ounces water 

1/2 cup annatto seeds 

1/2 cup toasted ground rice

1 tbsp minced garlic, 

1 large onion, chopped

salt and pepper




In a large pot, boil pork in water for an hour or until cooked.  

Once the pork is tender, add the ground peanuts and peanut butter. Also add the coloring (water from the annatto seed mixture).

Simmer for 5 to 7 minutes

Add the toasted ground rice and simmer for 5 minutes

In a separate pan, saute the garlic then add the banana flower, eggplant, and string beans for 5 minutes

Place the cooked vegetables to the large pot where the rest of the ingredients are.

Add salt and pepper to taste

Serve with Shrimp paste





Comments (2)

Donald Urschalitz
Lubeck Realty Group - Jupiter, FL
P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County

WOW, this is on my dinner list. thanks for sharing.

Apr 21, 2014 09:49 PM
Eric Galuppo
Real Estate Rev - More Leads Means More Revenue

I googled it and found out it’s a popular Filipino dish. I want to try it!


Apr 22, 2014 04:47 AM