Pork Afritada Recipe

Pork afritada is a tasty, hearty dish that is sure to be a hit with the family. It can be served as a main dish along with steamed white rice. The flavorful tomato sauce and tender pork make this dish a true crowd-pleaser.

Pork Afritada


  • 1 1/2 lbs. pork, chopped
  • 1 big carrot, cut into wedges
  • 1 big potato, cut into wedges
  • 1 small red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 small green bell pepper, sliced
  • 5 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 pieces dried bay leaves (laurel)
  • 1 cup beef or pork broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil


  1. Heat the cooking oil in a pan and sauté the garlic and onions.
  2. Add the pork and sauté until the outer parts are cooked. (Approximately 5 minutes)
  3. Add the water, tomato sauce, beef broth & bay leaves. Stir and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes or until the pork is tender. Add more water if needed.
  4. Add the carrots and potatoes. Stir and simmer for another 5 to 8 minutes.
  5. Add the bell peppers. Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir and cook for another 3 minutes.
  6. Serve hot and enjoy your Pork Afritada!

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