How To Cook The Best Seafood Kare-Kare

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Best Seafood Kare-Kare Recipe

Prepare your taste buds with this another variation of Kare-Kare. This dish makes use of various seafood ingredients instead of ox tongue.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Seafood Recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 766kcal
Cost $5-20


  • 8 pcs Prawns
  • 1 pc Mud Crab (alimango) halved
  • 2 cups Mussels washed and cleaned
  • 4 pcs Squid cleaned
  • 1 pc Banana Bell
  • 5 pcs Sting Beans cut into 3 inches in length
  • 1 cup Peanut Butter
  • 2 cups Coconut Milk
  • 1/4 cup Annatto Seeds soaked in water
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cup Oil
  • 4 cloves Garlic crushed and minced
  • 1 pc Red Onion cut into cubes


  • Heat half of the oil in a pan, half-fry all the seafood ingredients. Set aside the fried seafood and the oil.
  • Pour the remaining oil in a pot, saute garlic until golden brown. Then, add the onion mix until softened.
  • Now, pour the coconut milk into the pot. Stir until boil.
  • When it's boiling already, put the annatto extract into the pot and sprinkle with salt.
  • Then, add the seafood and pour in the oil used in frying the seafood ingredients into the pot.
  • Now, dilute the peanut butter into a little amount of water.
  • Add the string beans, banana bell, and peanut butter into the pot. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes, transfer onto a serving bowl.
  • Serve with shrimp paste and enjoy!


Calories: 766kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 72g | Saturated Fat: 29g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 727mg | Potassium: 802mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 61IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 6mg
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