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Chicken Afritada Recipe
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Chicken afritada recipe

Chicken Afritada Recipe is one of those Filipino recipes which are doused in tomato sauce. Along with Beef Mechado, Pork Giniling, Menudo and other Filipino tomato-based recipe.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Chicken
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 111kcal
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $8


  • 2 lbs chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 medium tomato diced
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 large potato cubed
  • 1 carrot cubed
  • 1 red bell pepper cubed


  • Marinate chicken pieces in soy sauce and lemon juice for half an hour. Drain chicken from the marinade.
  • In a heavy pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sauté garlic, onions, and tomatoes for 2 minutes or until onions are soft.
  • Add chicken pieces and saute for a few minutes until meat is nicely browned and no longer pink.
  • Add fish sauce, stir and then add tomato sauce and water. Let the mixture boil and then reduce heat, cover and let simmer, stirring occasionally for 20 minutes.
  • Add carrots, pepper, and potatoes; cover and cook for 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Serve with steamed rice. Enjoy!


Calories: 111kcal