Chicken Afritada (Braised Chicken in Tomato Sauce)

One of many popular Filipino chicken dishes is the Chicken Afritada or some called it Afritadang Manok which probably in the same popularity to Tinolang Manok.

Ingredients :

  • 1 lb. chicken, cut into serving pieces
  • vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup sliced onion
  • 1 cup chicken stock (or water)
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
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Cooking Procedures :

  1. In a casserole, brown chicken on both sides and set aside.
  2. Sauté garlic and onion.  Pour in the stock (or water, if using) and tomato sauce.  Stir to blend.
  3. Add in the chicken and potatoes, bring to a boil.  Lower the heat and allow simmering for about 15 to 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked and potatoes are tender.
  4. Add in bell peppers and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Thicken the sauce with breadcrumbs.  Stir and blend and cook for another few minutes.
  6. Remove from heat.  Transfer into a serving dish.
  7. Serve hot.

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