*1/2 kilo beef (round or sirloin cut) cut into cubes (for a more traditional kare kare, use cleaned beef tripe instead of beef)(--here i used pata naman..pde naman pala.. hehehe)
*1/2 kilo oxtail, cut 2 inch long
*3 cups of peanut butter
*1/4 cup grounded toasted rice
*1/2 cup cooked bagoong alamang (anchovies)
*2 pieces onions, diced
*2 heads of garlic, minced
*4 tablespoons atsuete oil
*4 pieces eggplant, sliced 1 inch thick
*1 bundle Pechay (Bok choy) cut into 2 pieces
*1 bundle of sitaw (string beans) cut to 2" long
*1 banana bud, cut similar to eggplant slices, blanch in boiling water
*1/2 cup oil
*8 cups of water
*Salt to taste
*In a stock pot, boil beef and oxtails in water for an hour or until cooked. Strain and keep the stock.
*In a big pan or wok, heat oil and atsuete oil.
*Sauté garlic, onions until golden brown, then add the stock, toasted rice, beef, oxtail and peanut butter. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Salt to taste.
*Add the eggplant, string beans, pechay and banana bud. Cook the vegetables for a few minutes - Do not overcook the vegetables.
*Serve with bagoong on the side and hot plain rice.