Kare-Kare & Bagoong Rice

AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix


  • 6 cups (1500ml) Water
  • 1 1/2 cups (300g) Beef, cutlets
  • 1 1/2 cups (300g) Beef, tripe
  • 1 1/2 cups (300g) Beef, oxtail
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) Cooking Oil
  • 1/2 cup (130g) Red onion, sliced
  • 2 tbsps (30g) Garlic, crushed
  • 1 pack (8g) AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix
  • 1 1/2 cups (333g) Banana heart, chopped
  • 2 cups (150g) Stringbeans, cut into 1″ pieces
  • 1 cup (143g) Eggplant, sliced
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) Cooking Oil
  • 4 tbsps (52g) Achuete seeds
  • 3/4 cup (78.6g) Ground toasted rice (Galapong)
  • 1/2 cup (140g) Toasted peanuts, ground
Bagoong Rice
  • 2 tbsps (30ml) Cooking Oil
  • 1 1/2 cups (360g) Bagoong guisado
  • 12 cups (2040g) Rice, cooked
  • 1/2 cup (50g) Green mango, strips
  • 2 tbsps (30g) Shallots/Sibuyas Tagalog, sliced


  1. BOIL. In a pressure cooker put water and boil beef cutlets, tripe, and oxtail until tender. Separate meat from the broth then set aside.
  2. SAUTÉ. In a saucepan, heat oil , saute onion, garlic, beef cutlets, tripe and oxtail. Add broth. Season with AJI-GINISA®.
  3. ADD & SIMMER. Add banana heart, string beans and eggplant. Simmer for 3 minutes. Set aside.
  4. COOK, STIR & ADD. In a separate pan, heat vegetable oil and cook achuete seeds. Separate seeds from the achuete oil then set aside. In a casserole, put achuete oil, add ground rice and ground peanuts. Stir continuously to avoid from sticking with one another. Add sauteed beef and boiled vegetable, mix well.
  5. SAUTÉ & MIX. For the Bagoong Rice, heat oil in a separate pan and saute the bagoong guisado. Add the cooked rice and mix well. Top with green mango and shallots. Serve Kare Kare with Bagoong Rice.

Cooking Tips

Kare-kare is a Filipino classic dish that uses a rich and creamy peanut-based sauce. Serve vegetables as toppings to maintain its crunchiness.

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Kare Kare, when paired with rice, becomes a complete meal providing you with carbohydrates from rice, protein from the beef and peanuts, and necessary micronutrients from the vegetable components of the dish.


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