Chicken Afritada Recipe

Chicken Afritada is a Filipino stew that is easy to cook and so delicious!

Chicken Afritada


  • 2 pounds chicken, cut into pieces
  • 4 pieces potatoes, cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • ¾ cup soy sauce
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced into strips
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 2 pcs of hotdog, sliced (optional)
  • 1 large carrot, chunks (optional)
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 3 tablespoons of cooking oil
  • patis (fish sauce) or salt
  • pepper to taste

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Marinate the chicken with lemon juice and soy sauce. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil, sauté garlic and onions.
  3. Add the chicken. Fry until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Add the marinated juice.
  4. Pour the tomato sauce and water. Bring to a boil and allow to simmer for 20 minutes or until the chicken is almost cooked.
  5. Add potatoes, carrots, and hotdog; cook for 10 minutes or until the potatoes are cooked.
  6. Add the red bell pepper and peas, and simmer for an additional minute or two.
  7. Fish sauce or salt and pepper to taste.