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Chicken Afritada Recipe


1 whole chicken, cut into pieces

1 large potato, cubed

1 large carrot, cubed

1 medium red bell pepper, cubed

1 medium yellow or green bell pepper, cubed

1 medium onion, sliced thin

6 cloves garlic, minced

1 medium can tomato sauce

4 pieces bay leaves

2 tablespoon fish sauce

sugar, salt and ground pepper to taste

1 cup pineapple juice

1 cup water

2 tablespoon cooking oil

Cooking Direction:

Saute garlic, onion and chicken till chicken turns golden brown. 

Add fish sauce and bay leaves. 

After 5 minutes pour pineapple juice and water. 

Simmer for 10 minutes then add the tomato sauce. 

Start adding vegetables starting with carrots, potatoes and bell peppers. 

Season with sugar, salt and ground pepper. 

Allow chicken and vegetables to cook. 

Serve over steam rice.


  1. WE had this 2 nights ago. but myu chef marinated the chicken with lemon overnight before cooking. Sarap!

  2. Lee that sounds good. Tangy ang chicken pagkaluto. I have to gie that a try next time thanks

  3. I love chicken afritada! the tomato sauce-chicken-potato combo makes me drool everytime lol

  4. i Love veg chicken, it is healthy as well as tasty that give us taste like chicken.


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