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Chicken Afritada Recipe

This classic Filipino dish is the ultimate comfort dish.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 445kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken thighs
  • 2 tbs of Tamari or low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tsp of fish sauce optional
  • 1.5 tbs of minced garlic
  • 1 onion minced
  • 3 tbs tomato paste
  • 2 cut potatoes
  • 1-2 red bell pepper
  • 2 tbs canola oil
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/4 c. Peas
  • Olives for photos
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • First, heat the dutch oven pot or deep pan with oil and garlic. Brown chicken, add soy sauce, black pepper, and onion
  • Next, add tomato paste, then cook for 2 min, add water, add fish sauce
  • Add half the bell pepper and potatoes, then cook for 25 min on low
  • Lastly, add remaining bell pepper and cook for 5 min

Nutrition

Calories: 445kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 697mg | Potassium: 980mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1324IU | Vitamin C: 71mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 3mg