chicken afritada recipe

chicken afritada recipe

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chicken afritada recipe

Photo by Mr. Hugh’s Kitchen
  • Prep time
    15 minutes
  • Cook time
    1 hour
  • Serves
Author Notes

Chicken afritada is a very popular ulam. A mixture of pan-fried chicken, potatoes, carrots, bell pepper cooked in creamy tomato paste, this recipe is for the win!

—Mr. Hugh’s Kitchen


  • 2 tablespoons

    cooking oil

  • 1 piece

    onion minced

  • 4

    cloves garlic minced

  • 1000 grams

    chicken cut into serving

  • 1 piece

    chicken cube

  • 1

    big potato cubed

  • 1 piece

    carrot cubed

  • 1 piece

    bell pepper

  • salt

  • pepper

  • 3 tablespoons

    tomato paste

  • 1/2 cup


  1. In a wok, heat oil. Saute onion and garlic until soft. Add half of the bell pepper.
  2. Add the chicken. Stir and let the spices be incorporated with the chicken.
  3. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and let the flavors emerge from the meat.
  4. Add in carrots and potatoes. Put a little water to let the veggies cook.
  5. Add chicken cube. Cover and let the mixture simmer. Stir every once in a while to avoid the meat and veggies from burning na sticking to the pan.
  6. Check if the veggies are cooked. If they are, add in the tomato paste. Stir to mix the tomato paste. Add water as needed.
  7. Adjust the taste according to your preference. Season with more salt as needed.
  8. Turn off the heat and transfer to a serving bowl. Enjoy with hot steamed rice!

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