Seafood Kare kare Recipe
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Seafood Kare kare Recipe

Seafood Kare Kare Recipe uses a lot of seafood that makes it really delicious and mouth watering. A much healthier version to the traditional Kare Kare.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Seafood
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: Seafood Recipe, Vegetable Recipes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 390kcal
Author: Ed Joven


  • 200 grams mussels
  • 4 pcs crab cut into 2
  • 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 of string beans cut into 2-inch long
  • 2 pcs eggplant sliced diagonally
  • 1 bundle of pechay trimmed
  • 1 banana heart puso ng saging, sliced diagonally
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 5 cups seafood broth
  • 2 tsp annatto seeds atsuete
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch dissolved in 1/2 cup of water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 5 tbsp bagoong guisado as condiment


  • Steam fish fillet, crab, prawns, clam and mussels until cooked.
  • Slice the fish fillet in to serving sized and cut the crab in halves then set aside.
  • Set aside the liquid used to steam the seafood.
  • Heat up the oil, then put in the atsuete(annatto) seeds until the oil becomes deep red.
  • Remove the seeds from the oil by straining them.
  • Sauté garlic and onions in oil until onions become translucent.
  • Add the broth from which you steamed the seafood with.
  • Stir in the peanut butter, salt and pepper.
  • Add the vegetables and simmer, don't overcook the veggies only half-done.
  • Add clam, mussels and prawns and simmer for another 6 minutes.
  • Add pechay, crab and fish fillet slices and simmer for another 3 minutes.
  • Serve with bagoong alamang guisado or shrimp paste.


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Serving: 250g | Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 1350mg | Potassium: 558mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 1.3mg