chicken afritada recipe

December 22, 2020
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Photo by Mr. Hugh's Kitchen
  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 1 hour
  • Serves 4-5
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!
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What You'll Need
  • 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 water
  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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