Chicken afritada is perfect for lunch or dinner.  It is a stew of chicken simmered in tomato sauce mixed with potatoes, carrots, bell peppers and seasoned with salt and pepper.

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What is Afritada

Chicken afritada is a popular Filipino dish that usually uses chicken stewed and simmered in tomato sauce along with potatoes, carrots, bell peppers.

Ingredients

1. chicken

2. Carrots

3. Potatoes

4. Bell peppers

5. Tomato sauce

6. Garlic

7. Onion

8. Salt

9. Ground Pepper

10. Knorr cubes

11. Cooking Oil

12. Water

13. Bay leaves

14. Sugar

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How to Make Chicken Afritada

Chicken Afritada is easy to make and can be done in 30 minutes or less  when cooking.

Start by sauteing the onion and garlic in cooking oil under medium heat using skillet or wok.  Put in the ground pepper and knorr pork cubes and mix well.  Place the chiken to the skillet and mix it well.  Add in the tomato sauce and 2 cups of water.  Bring it to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.  Put in salt, sugar, bay leaves,  potatoes and carrots and simmer again for 3 minutes.  Check the chicken meat if its done and the potatoes if its fork tender.  Check the sauce and adjust taste to your liking.  Lastly, put in the bell peppers and it is done.

Transfer it to a serving bowl and serve.  It is best paired with rice.

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Chicken Afritada Recipe

Chicken afritada is perfect for lunch or dinner.  It is a stew of chicken simmered in tomato sauce mixed with potatoes, carrots, bell peppers and seasoned with salt and pepper.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
28 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: Apritadang Manok, Chicken Afritada, Chicken Apritada, Mom Food Blog
Servings: 3 people
Cost: $6

Equipment

  • Cooking Pot

Ingredients

  • 500 grams chicken
  • 2 pcs Carrots small sized. chopped
  • 2 pcs Potatoes medium sized, chopped
  • 2 pcs Bell peppers 1 green and 1 red, chopped
  • 2 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 5 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 medium-sized Onion chopped
  • 200 grams Tomato sauce
  • 1 pc Knorr cubes chicken or pork flavor , optional
  • 3 pcs Bay Leaves and peppercorn
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • pinch Ground Black Pepper
  • pinch Salt
  • 2 cups Water

Instructions

  • Saute the onion and garlic in cooking oil under medium heat using skillet or wok. 
  • Put in the ground pepper and knorr pork cubes and mix well. 
  • Place the chiken to the skillet and mix it well.
  • Add in the tomato sauce and 2 cups of water. 
  • Bring it to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. 
  • Put in salt, sugar, bay leaves with peppercorn, potatoes and carrots and simmer again for 3 minutes. 
  • Check the chicken meat if its done and the potatoes if its fork tender. 
  • Check the sauce and adjust taste to your liking. 
  • Lastly, put in the bell peppers and it is done.
  • Transfer to a serving plate and serve. Perfect when paired with rice.

Notes

1. You may substitute tomato sauce with tomato paste.
2. You may add msg on it if preferred.  I did not add it because the Knorr cubes made the flavor tasty already.
 

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