How to cook chicken afritada?

Chicken Afritada is a tomato sauce based stew.

I always see this dish during special occasions like birthday party, family reunion, weddings and a lot more.

Depending on your daily budget, this could be an everyday dish.

Here's the ingredients:

1. 800g chicken thigh

2. 5 cloves of garlic, minced

3. 1 red onion, chopped

4. 2-3 pcs bay leaves

5. 2 potatoes, cubed

6. 2 carrots, sliced

7. 1/4 cup green pease, frozen or canned

8. 8 oz tomato sauce

9. Chicken stock

10. Cooking oil

11. Salt and pepper to taste

Steps:

- Saute onion and garlic until the onion softens and the garlic turned to golden brown

- Add chicken and cook each side for 20-30 seconds

- Add the tomato sauce, chicken stock and simmer for 5 minutes before adding the bay leaves

- Bring to boil for 30 mins

- Add the veggies, one at a time with at least 20 seconds interval - carrots > potatoes > green peas

- Simmer for another 10-15mins or until the veggies soften

- Add salt and pepper to taste

- Time to eat!!!