Shrimp paste,Oxtail,White rice,Canola,Annatto,Steaming,Jasmine rice,Salt,Bok choy,Green bean

Recipe: Filipino Kare Kare

February 16, 2017

Serves 4 to 6 Note: This classic Filipino stew is typically served with steamed white rice and a bit of shrimp paste, which provides deep umami flavor. 3 pounds oxtail 2 tablespoons salt ½ cup uncooked jasmine rice 1 cup roasted organic peanuts 1 bunch Chinese long beans, cut into 3-inch lengths, or green beans 4 Japanese eggplants, cut lengthwise and then into 2-inch sections 4 bok choy, ends trimmed, leaves separated ¼ cup canola oil 1 ounce whole annatto seeds ½ head garlic, peeled, minced 1 onion, diced Rinse and clean oxtail. Place oxtail in a large pot with enough water to cover, about 8 cups. Add salt. Bring to a boil over medium heat, then lower heat and simmer, skimming off any scum that forms on top, for about 2 ½ hours or until tender. Skim off excess fat,...

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