Magical Kare-Kareng Bagnet

Kare-Kareng Bagnet

Kare-Kare is one of our family’s favorite ulams! Syempre we have different versions — Chicken Kare-Kare, Kare-Kareng Nguso (ng Baka), Vegetarian Kare-Kare, Kare-Kareng Pata but my kids favorite remains to be Kare-Kareng Bagnet. Maybe because they really love crispy fried pork belly and when you combine it with the savory peanut sauce of kare-kare,. Ay naku! Talaga naman, it becomes a whole other dish.

I made this Magical Kare-Kareng Bagnet over the holidays kasi this was requested by Twinkle and Ykaie to be one of our ulams. Syempre ginamitan ko ng konting magic and I used the easy recipe at

To those of you who are intimidated to cook Kare-Kare but wants to try it, watch the video and check out the recipe…



Magical Kare-Kareng Bagnet

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  • 500g Pork Belly
  • 2 sachets MAGGI® Magic Sarap® 8g
  • Ground Pepper
  • 1 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 2 pcs Eggplant
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 pc Onion
  • 3 tbsp Ground Rice
  • 1/3 cup Ground Peanuts
  • 1 tsp annatto with lye + 1/4 cup water
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 bunch Sitaw
  • 1 bunch Pechay
  • 1/2 cup Bagoong Alamang


  1. Season pork with 1 sachet of MAGGI MAGIC SARAP® and pepper. Fry in preheated oil until golden brown. Transfer on a cooling rack to drain excess oil.
  2. Fry eggplant in the same oil until golden brown. Transfer on a cooling rack to drain excess oil.
  3. Remove oil from the pan leaving 2 tbsp. Sauté garlic and onion in oil in a pot. Add ground rice. Stir in water and bring to simmer. Slowly add annatto water until desired color is achieved. Stir in the ground peanut. Season with remaining 1 sachet of MAGGI MAGIC SARAP®.

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2 Responses

  1. Ang sarap Naman Ng kare kare ma bigla ako nag crave. I will try your recipe mommy

  2. Wow 🤤 sarap nito 😊 daming version ng luto ng kare-kare mas bet ko ito 😊 pina level up pa ang lasa , at nung fried kare-kare crunchy,😍 thanks for sharing this yummy and healthy recipe 🥰

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Hi, Peachy here!

I'm a foodie mommy living in the Philippines. I'm a mom to two daughters named PURPLE SKYE and PERIWINKLE MOONE and wife to a loving husband I fondly call peanutbutter♥. I am a foodie by heart, a coffee lover and a froyo and yogurt junkie. Learn more →






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