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Chicken Afritada

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Chicken Afritada is another recipe made with tomato sauce. A Spanish inspired dish which is very famous in Philippine cuisine. Afritada is delectable to eat with steamed rice.
Ingredients
  Chicken 500 Gram, cut into pieces
  Red onion 1 Large, chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), chopped finely
  Potato 300 Gram, cubed
  Carrots 300 Gram, cubed
  Tomato paste 100 Gram
  Red bell pepper 150 Gram, cubed
  Green peas 120 Gram
  Chicken bouillon cube 3 Cubic Centimeter
  Water 300 Milliliter
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Ground pepper To Taste
  Bay leaves 2 , dried
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Heat the oil in a cooking pan. Pan fry the chicken 3 minutes each side or until light brown. Set-aside.

MAKING
2. In the same pan, heat oil and saute garlic and onion for 1 minute.
3. Put tomato paste, chicken cubes (OR Chicken Broth), and water. Add the chicken and stir.
4. Cover and let it boil. Simmer for 15 minutes or until meat is tender.
5. Add the potatoes and carrots and simmer for 8 minutes.
6. Put the bell pepper, green peas, sugar and ground pepper and continue simmering for 3 more minutes. Turn off the heat and remove bay leaves.

SERVING
7. In a serving plate serve the chicken afritada with rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Filipino
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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