Apparently there's a seasoning brand in PH that would help you prepare that dish without requiring real peanut butter in the ingredients. They also share their special , easyto prepare Kare-Kare recipe too: http://www.knorr.com.ph/recipes/detail/10797/1/kare-kare-recipe?gclid=CJ-okNTMi80CFYKWvAodR40EEA&gclsrc=aw.ds Here's the prep for your easy reference: all you need are the following: 3/4 kg oxtail 1/4 pc chopped onions 2 cloves chopped garlic 1 pack Knorr Complete Recipe Mix Kare-Kare 2 cups of water 1/4 pc puso ng saging 1 pc eggplant 5 pcs string beans 1/2 bundle lettuce Tagalog Boil the oxtail in 1 1/2 cup water till it's soft Saute galic, onions and meat and pour in Knorr Complete Recipe Mix Kare-Kare (after mixing the powder with 2 cup water) Add the veggies and bring to boil. Serve with rice.Magbasa pa
I have tried replacing peanut butter with toasted rice powder. To make it reddish, use atchuete oil. It's good but for me, the ground peanut or peanut butter is what makes kare kare a kare kare.