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Caldereta Pork Spareribs

Pork ribs stewed in tomato sauce with potato, carrot, and bell pepper.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: ground beef stew, kaldereta, pork ribs, pork stew
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 787kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 ½ lbs. spareribs chopped
  • 2 pieces potato diced
  • 1 piece carrot diced
  • 3 pieces Thai chili pepper chopped
  • 1 piece red bell pepper cut into squares
  • 1 piece green bell pepper cut into squares
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • ¼ cup liver spread
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 6 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste


  • Heat 4 tablespoons of oil in a pan. Fry potato and carrot for 1 minute per side. Remove from the pan. Set aside.
  • Add remaining oil. Sauté garlic and onion until the onion softens.
  • Add pork ribs. Sauté until the color of the pork turns light brown.
  • Pour tomato sauce and add Thai chili pepper. Pour-in beef broth. Let boil. Cover the pan and then adjust the heat to low. Continue cooking until the meat attached to the ribs tenderizes. Note: add water if needed.
  • Add peanut butter and liver spread. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add bell peppers and put the fried potato and carrot back into the pan. Continue cooking for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve with warm rice.



Calories: 787kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 67g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 136mg | Sodium: 951mg | Potassium: 960mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 3844IU | Vitamin C: 72mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 3mg