Pineapple Chicken Afritada
Chicken stew with pineapple, potato, and carrots.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: afritada, chicken stew, pineapple chicken
Servings: 4 people
Author: Vanjo Merano
- 2 lbs. chicken cut into serving pieces
- 1 piece Knorr chicken cube
- 8 ounces tomato sauce
- 8 ounces pineapple chunks in can
- 1 piece potato diced
- 1 piece carrot sliced
- 1 piece red bell pepper cut into squares
- 1 piece green bell pepper cut into squares
- 1 piece onion chopped
- 4 cloves garlic chopped
- 3 pieces dried bay leaves
- 3 tablespoons cooking oil
- 1 cup water
- Fish sauce and ground black pepper to taste
Heat oil in a pan. Add garlic. Continue cooking while stirring until it starts to turn golden brown in color.
Add onion. Saute until it softens.
Add chicken. Cook each side for 1 minute or until the color turns light brown.
Pour the tomato sauce, juice from pineapple chunks, and water into the pan. Stir. Cover the pan.
Once the liquid starts to boil, add Knorr Chicken Cube and bay leaves. Cover the pan and then adjust the heat to a low setting. Continue cooking for 18 minutes.
Use a kitchen tong to turn the chicken pieces over. Continue cooking the opposite side for 12 minutes.
Add pineapple, potato, and carrot. Cook for 10 minutes.
Season with fish sauce and ground black pepper.
Add bell pepper. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve and enjoy!
Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 554mg | Potassium: 481mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 3910IU | Vitamin C: 75mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg