What's your favorite Filipino Afritada recipe?
Is it made with chicken or pork?
This Chicken Afritada is unmistakably a Filipino dish. It has a savory tomato base sauce and cooked with vegetables such as bell pepper, potatoes and green peas.
Some old Philippine cookbooks call it Fritada - which is a Spanish dish, that literally means to fry up.
Although the most popular meat to cook for Afritada(also Apritada) is chicken, pork can also be used.
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IN THE PANTRY:
1 Dredge the chicken pieces in flour and pan-fry in medium heat. Do not overcook. You only need to slightly brown the chicken. Set aside
2 Using the same pan, stir fry the garlic, and onions. Add back the chicken and stir in the tomato sauce and chicken broth. Bring to a boil.
3 Turn the heat down to simmer for 10 minutes.
4 Add the potatoes and bell peppers and simmer for another 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.
5 Add the green peas, then season with salt and pepper.
6 Serve with steamed white rice and enjoy!
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