Chicken Kare-Kare Recipe

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

Preparation Time

10 min.

Cooking Time

21 mins.

Serving Size



  • Main Dish
  • Chicken
  • Del Monte Quick 'n Easy


  • 500 g chicken, thigh fillet
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper, black
  • 2 Tbsp oil

  • 2 tsp garlic
  • 1/2 cup onion, white
  • 1 Tbsp bagoong alamang
  • 1 pack DEL MONTE Quick 'n Easy Kare-Kare Mix (50g)
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 2 cups eggplant
  • 2 cups pechay Tagalog
  • 2 cups sitaw/yardlong beans


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.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Blanching
  • Frying
  • Sautéing
  • Simmering
  • Slicing

Cooking Tools Needed

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