Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Chicken Afritada

Estimated cooking time: 50 minutes

  • 1 kilo chicken, cut into pieces
  • 5 pieces potatoes, peeled and halved
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 head garlic, minced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced into strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced into strips
  • 2 cups pork or chicken stock (broth)
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of patis (fish sauce)
  • 3 tablespoons of cooking oil
  • In a cooking pot or wok, heat oil.
  • Sauté garlic and onions.
  • Add chicken and slightly brown.
  • Pour the tomato sauce and stock. Bring to a boil and allow to simmer for 20 minutes or until the chicken is almost cooked.
  • Add potatoes and continue to cook for 10 minutes or until the potatoes are cooked.
  • Add the green and red bell peppers, simmer for an additional minute or two.
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Serve hot with rice.

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