Easy Pineapple Chicken Afritada Recipe

Level up your everyday Afritada with this sweet yet easy upgrade.

Preparation Time

10 min.

Cooking Time

25 mins.

Serving Size



  • Main Dish
  • Chicken
  • Del Monte Pineapple


  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1/4 cup onion, red
  • 3 tsp garlic
  • 500 g chicken, thigh and leg
  • 2 Tbsp patis
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 pouch DEL MONTE Filipino Style Tomato Sauce (200g)
  • 1 cup potato
  • 1 cup carrot
  • 1 pouch DEL MONTE Pineapple Tidbits (115g)
  • 1/4 cup green peas
  • 1/4 tsp pepper, black


1. Heat oil in a pan. Sauté onion until translucent. Add garlic and sauté until aromatic. Add the chicken and sauté over medium to low heat until the chicken meat turns white. Add the patis and allow to evaporate. When almost dry, add the water and simmer for 5 minutes.
2. Add tomato sauce and simmer covered for 10 minutes.
3. Add potatoes and carrots and simmer until fork tender.
4. Add DEL MONTE Pineapple Tidbits and green peas. Season with pepper.

Chef`s Tip

Chicken thigh and leg are the best chicken part to use with this dish. Thighs and legs have more fat so that the chicken stays moist during cooking and also adds more flavor.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Chopping
  • Sautéing
  • Simmering

Cooking Tools Needed

  • Measuring Cups
  • Pot
  • Chopping Board
  • Measuring Spoon
  • Spatula
  • Peeler