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Seafood Kare-Kare Recipe

How to cook Seafood Kare-Kare
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If you love seafoods, you just ‘gotta try this Seafood Kare-Kare too.. Definitely a must try recipe. Another unique version of Best Kare Kare recipe. 

How to cook Seafood Kare-Kare


  • 200 grams mussels
  • 200 grams clams
  • 200 grams squid, cut into rings
  • 250 grams shrimps, trimmed
  • 250 grams fish fillet (cream dory), cut into serving size
  • 2 bundle string beans, cut into 2-inch long
  • 2 pcs eggplant, sliced diagonally
  • 1 bundle Pechay, trimmed
  • 1 banana heat (Puso ng saging), sliced diagonally
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 5 cups seafood broth
  • 2 teaspoon annatto seeds(atsuete)
  • salt to tatse
  • 2 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 2 tablespoon cornstrach, dissolved in 1/2 cup of water
  • salt and pepper to tatse
  • 5 tablespoon bagoong guisado ( as condiment)

Note: you can also add crabs and clams as a variety.


  1. Steam fish fillet, prawns, and mussels until cooked.
  2. Slice the fish in the serving sized then set aside.
  3. Set aside the liquid used to steam the seafood.
  4. Heat up the oil, then put in the atsuete (annatto) seeds until the oil becomes deep red.
  5. Remove the seeds from the oil by straining them.
  6. Sauté garlic and onions in oil until onions become translucent.
  7. Add the broth from which you steamed the seafood with
  8. Stir in peanut butter, salt and pepper.
  9. Add the vegetables and simmer, don’t overcook the veggies only half done.
  10. Add mussels and prawns and simmer for another 6 minutes.
  11. Add Pechay and fish fillet slices and simmer for another 3 minutes. Add the dissolve cornstarch and stir into the sauce until thickened. Turn off heat.
  12. Serve with bagoong Alamang guisado or shrimp paste. Serve and Enjoy!
Seafood Kare-Kare Recipe