Chicken Afritada Recipe

Chicken Afritada Recipe


Marinade :

  • 1 kg chicken cut into serving size
  • 1/4 cup light soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 6 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1 small red bell pepper
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 227 g ( 8 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 cup cubed carrots
  • 1 cup cubed potatoes
  • green peas ( I omitted)
  • Salt ( I used Lawry’s Seasoned Salt) and pepper to taste
  • Oil


  1. In a wok,heat 1 tbsp of olive oil. Fry the red and yellow bell pepper just for a few minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  2. Add 2 more tbsp of olive oil and pan fry the chicken in batches. Remove from pan and set aside. Reserve the liquid marinade ( discard the garlic).
  3. In a casserole, saute the onion and garlic. Add in the chicken, tomato sauce, marinade, and sugar. Simmer until chicken is almost done. 
  4. Add the carrots and potatoes. Continue cooking until chicken is done.
  5. Season with salt and black pepper if desired. Add in the bell peppers and cover the pan. Turn off the heat. 
  6. Serve with rice.


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