Seafood Kare-Kare Recipe

Expand your kare-kare skills with this healthier seafood version.

Tagal ng Paghahanda

25 min.

Tagal ng Pagluluto

37 mins.

Serving Size



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

Mga Sangkap:

  • 500 g squid
  • 1 tsp calamansi juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp oil

  • 2 cups water
  • 300 g tahong

  • 1 pack DEL MONTE Quick 'n Easy Kare-Kare Mix (50g)
  • 100 g sitaw
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp ginger
  • 100 g puso ng saging/banana heart
  • 250 g shrimp
  • 2 Tbsp taba ng talangka
  • 100 g pechay Tagalog


1. Season squid with calamansi juice and salt. Fry for 3 minutes. Set aside.
2. Boil tahong in water until shells are just opened, discard half shell and reserve stock.
3. Combine DEL MONTE Quick n Easy Kare-Kare Mix mixture with sitaw, ginger, and drained banana heart in pan. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4. Add shrimps, taba ng talangka, and tahong. Stir. Simmer for 5 minutes.
5. Add pechay and squid. Simmer for 3 minutes or until cooked.

Lusog Notes

This local dish is rich in iron that is needed for normal metabolism and calcium that helps make bones and teeth strong.

Chef`s Tip

Squid becomes rubbery when overcooked. Fry the squid just until it changes color to prevent it from becoming tough and unpleasant to eat.

Kinakailangang kakayahan sa pagluluto

  • Simmering

Kinakailangang gamit sa kusina

  • Measuring Cups
  • Spatula
  • Chopping Board
  • Measuring Spoon
  • Strainer
  • Pot