Chicken Afritada Recipe

Chicken Afritada is a famous tomato base Filipino Dish, the cooking procedure is the same as it’s cousin, the Pork Afritada. The chicken is first fried (seared) in a cooking oil before boiling it in the combination of tomato sauce and chicken/pork broth.

It’s a complete meal with starch (potato), vegetable (green peas & carrots) and protein (chicken), try it now!

Chicken Afritada Cooking Procedure:

  1. Heat oil, in a cooking pot or wok.
  2. Sauté garlic and onions.
  3. Add chicken and slightly brown.
  4. Pour the tomato sauce and stock. Bring to a boil and allow to simmer for 20 minutes or until the chicken is almost cooked.
  5. Add potatoes and carrot, continue cooking for about 10 minutes or until the potatoes and carrots are cooked but not mushy.
  6. Add the green peas, green and red bell peppers, simmer for an additional minute or two.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Serve this dish hot with steamed rice.

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