Fish Afritada Recipe

A delicious seafood version of a classic Pinoy fave.


Fish Afritada Recipe

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Preparation Time

15 mins.

Cooking Time

30 mins.

Serving Size



  • 300 g labahita fillet, filleted and cut into chunks
  • 2 1/2 tsp calamansi juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper, black
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup oil, for frying

  • 1 Tbsp garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 cup onion, sliced thinly
  • 1 cup potato, cut into chunks
  • 1 cup carrot, cut into chunks
  • 1/3 cup pork stock
  • 1 pc bay leaf/laurel leaf
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 3/4 cup Baguio beans, sliced, each piece cut into 3
  • 1/3 cup green peas, frozen, cooked
  • 1/3 cup bell pepper, red, sliced into strips


1. Season fish with calamansi juice, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle with flour and then fry until golden brown. Set aside.
2. In the same oil, sauté garlic, onions, potato, and carrot. Add pork stock, laurel leaf, and DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil then simmer for 15 minutes.
3. Add Baguio beans, green peas, bell peppers, and fish. Cook for another 5 minutes.

Lusog Notes

This recipe is high in vitamin A that helps protect one from infections and promotes growth and development. Vitamin A also helps keep healthy skin and normal vision.

Chef's Tip

Lightly dusting the fish with flour keeps it from sticking to the pan while frying and gives it a crispy crust.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Frying
  • Sautéing
  • Simmering

Cooking Tools Needed

  • Bowls
  • Chopping Board
  • Knife
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoon
  • Pan
  • Spatula
  • Tongs

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