Chicken Afritada Recipe

Chicken Afritada Recipe

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The Chicken Afritada recipe is a Traditional Filipino dish made by sauteing garlic, onions, fresh chickens, carrots, and potatoes together with tomato sauce, green peas, and bell pepper.


  • 1 1/2 lbs Chicken (Bite Size)
  • 1 large potato, chunks
  • 1 large carrot, chunks
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, chunks
  • 1 medium onion, chunks
  • 1/4 cup green peas
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 can 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • Salt
  • Cooking oil


  1. Heat cooking oil in a pan.
  2. Saute potatoes, carrots and bell pepper and set aside
  3. Using the same pan, saute garlic and onion
  4. Add the Chicken
  5. Simmer for 10-15 minutes or until tender. (requires occasional stirring).
  6. Add the fish sauce and cook for 3 minutes.
  7. Add water when it starts to dry up.
  8. Bring to a boil.
  9. Add the tomato sauce and let it simmer.
  10. Add all the vegetables and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  11. Adjust according to taste
  12. Remove from heat and transfer to a serving bowl.
  13. Serve.


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Keywords: tomato-based stew, chicken stew, traditional