Monday, October 3, 2011

Chicken Afritada

This is my personal favorite dish to cook and eat. I love anything with tomato sauce!


  • 1 kilo chicken cut into bite size
  • 1 large potato cut in bite size
  • 1 small carrot cut in bite size (optional)
  • 1 medium can tomato sauce or paste
  • 1/4 cup green peas
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 red or green bell pepper cut in strips
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup water or chicken stock
  • cooking oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar

Chicken Afritada Cooking Instructions:

  • Heat cooking oil In a frying pan.
  • In the same pan, saute onion and garlic until soft and fragrant.
  • Put the chicken in, season with soy sauce and pepper. Stir until combined.
  • Pour in chicken stock(or water) and tomato sauce and vinegar. Bring to a boil.
  • Cover and simmer over low heat for at least 25-30 minutes.
  • After simmering, add in potatoes, and carrots. Simmer for few minutes until tender.
  • When vegetables are tender, add the green peas and bell pepper. Simmer for few minutes. Add sugar, salt and pepper to taste. Turn off heat.
  • Serve with hot rice.

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