Chicken Kare-Kare Recipe

Enjoy kare-kare every day with this 3-step recipe!

Categories Main Dish, Chicken, Del Monte Quick 'n Easy
Preparation Time10 min.
Cooking Time21 mins.
Number of Servings 4


    • 500 g chicken, thigh fillet
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp pepper, black
    • 2 Tbsp oil
    • 2 tsp garlic, crushed
    • 1/2 cup onion, white, chopped
    • 1 Tbsp bagoong alamang
    • 1 pack DEL MONTE Quick 'n Easy Kare-Kare Mix (50g), dissolved in 2 cups of water
    • 1 tsp cornstarch, dissolved in 1 teaspoon water
    • 2 cups eggplant, sliced 1/2-inch thick diagonally, blanched
    • 2 cups pechay Tagalog, blanched
    • 2 cups sitaw/yardlong beans, 2 1/2 inches long, blanched

Cooking Tools Needed

    • Chopping Board
    • Measuring Cups
    • Measuring Spoon
    • Mixing Bowl
    • Spatula

Cooking Skills Needed

    • Blanching
    • Frying
    • Sautéing
    • Simmering
    • Slicing


1. Season chicken with salt and pepper then fry for 4 minutes on each side. Set aside.

2. In the same pan, remove excess oil then sauté garlic and onion until aromatic.

3. Add bagoong then sauté for 2 minutes.

4. Add the dissolved DEL MONTE Quick 'n Easy Kare-Kare Mix and dissolved cornstarch. Stir. Simmer until thick.

5. Add the chicken then simmer for 2 minutes.

6. Serve with blanched vegetables on the side or top.

Lusog Notes

This Chicken Kare-Kare dish is high in vitamin B1 and niacin. Vitamin B1 helps the body convert food to energy while niacin promotes healthy skin and normal digestion.

Chef's Tip

Chicken thigh fillet is high in fat which will melt while frying. Remove excess oil after frying so the sauce will not be greasy.


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