Cheesy Chicken Afritada Recipe

Give this saucy Pinoy favorite a yummy cheesy twist!

Preparation Time

10 min.

Cooking Time

35 mins.

Serving Size




  • Main Dish
  • Chicken
  • Del Monte Tomato Sauce


  • 1 1/2 Tbsp oil
  • 1/3 cup onion, red
  • 1/2 tsp garlic
  • 400 g chicken, thigh fillet
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp patis
  • 1 pouch DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce (200g)
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup carrot
  • 1/3 cup potato
  • 1/3 cup cheese, processed
  • 1/4 cup bell pepper


  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