Chicken Afritada Recipe is really good if cooked well. Be careful also in choosing the chicken meat. Be sure that it is a safe meat and fresh. You should be aware of the meat’s appearance before you buy it.
Remember that you are going to serve it to your family later on or to your visitors at home. You should be a wise consumer, isn’t it? Don’t buy cheap chicken meat or think twice before you buy it especially if the price is lower than the regular one in the market.
Filipinos love foods and eventually, they love cooking. They love preparing foods for all types of occasions. Filipinos’ love for cooking is their one way of expressing themselves and of course when they have visitors, it is their way of showing their hospitality.
In the Philippines, Filipinos do love chicken dishes especially the kids. When they hear the word “chicken”, they will already think of fried chicken.
Filipino chicken dishes are one of the most delectable foods served by Filipinos on every occasion that they celebrate or even only on regular days. There are a lot of chicken recipes and one of the most delicious one is the Chicken Afritada.
Chicken Afritada is a recipe that would make your husband or children go home early for dinner. It is a Spanish inspired dish that would make your family ask for more and ask you to cook it again.
This dish has potatoes, bell peppers, carrots, green peas, and spices that make it so yummy. You can make it more delicious in your own way.
You can add pineapples! Yes, pineapples. It will add more to its taste and of course, it will make your dish more nutritious and perfect for your young ones.
You can also try to fry the carrots and the potatoes separately and the just add later on to your recipe.
Since this is a tomato-based dish, frying the veggies first will avoid the sauce from absorbing into the veggies. It will again give a better result to your dish.
You can also choose what part of the chicken you would like to cook for your afritada. Filipinos usually use the drumstick for this dish.
If you are a chicken dish lover especially tomato-based chicken dishes, you can try Chicken Afritada and enjoy its delicious taste.
Chicken Afritada Recipe
- 400 g chicken
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1 large onion
- 1 medium carrots cubes
- 1 large potato cubes
- 2 large tomato cubes
- 1 small red bell pepper
- 2 tbsp fish sauce (patis)
- 1 tsp sugar
- 2 cups water
- Heat a cooking oil in a pot.
- Saute the garlic and the onion and tomatoes.
- Add the chicken meat and stir.
- Pour the fish sauce (patis) and cook for 2 minutes
- Add 2 cups of water and bring to boil
- Add the carrots, potato, red bell pepper and sugar.
- Let it cook for 7-10 minutes.
- Turn off the heat and serve.