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Chicken Afritada

Chicken Afritada

Since Filipinos have adapted Afritada from the Spanish cuisine, it has become one of the all-time staple dishes in the Philippines for almost any occasion. It offers an adventure of flavors that truly hits the Filipino’s taste!

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  • 3 tbsp Magnolia Nutri-Oil
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 pcs onions, quartered
  • 2-3 pcs tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 cup red and green bell peppers, cubed
  • 500 g Magnolia Chicken Thigh Fillet, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 pc carrot, cubed
  • 1 pc potato, cubed
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 pc laurel leaf
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup green peas


  1. Sauté garlic and onion in a pan.

  2. Add tomatoes, red and green bell pepper.

  3. Lower heat and add the chicken fillet, carrots and potatoes.

  4. Cook for 10 minutes.

  5. Add the broth, tomato paste and laurel.

  6. Season with salt and pepper.

  7. Place a cover and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes until potatoes and carrot becomes tender.

Once done, serve it to your family and watch them light up in satisfaction and joy with a hearty Filipino meal. For more instructions, you may watch the video below.

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