Cheesy Chicken Afritada Recipe

Give this saucy Pinoy favorite a yummy cheesy twist!


Cheesy Chicken Afritada Recipe

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Preparation Time

10 mins.

Cooking Time

35 mins.

Serving Size



  • 1 1/2 Tbsp oil
  • 1/3 cup onion, red, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic, chopped
  • 400 g chicken thigh fillet, cut into strips
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp patis
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup carrot, cut into chunks
  • 1/3 cup potato, cut into chunks
  • 1/3 cup cheese, processed, grated
  • 1/4 cup bell pepper, cut into 1 x 1-inch cubes


1. Sauté onion and garlic. Add chicken strips and sauté for 5 minutes.
2. Add patis and stir until it has evaporated then add DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce, water, carrots and potatoes. Bring to a boil, then simmer until carrots and potatoes are cooked.
3. Add the cheese and bell peppers. Simmer for another 3 minutes.

Lusog Notes

This delicious Cheesy Chicken Afritada dish is a source of vitamin A that helps maintain eye health and promotes normal growth and development. It also contains niacin that helps break down carbohydrates, protein and fats in the body.

Chef's Tip

Slice the carrots and potatoes evenly to ensure even cooking.

Cooking Tools Needed

  • Chopping Board
  • Grater

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