Filipino Pork Afritada Recipe

Filipino Pork Afritada is a recipe cooked in tomato sauce with vegetables and other condiments

Pork Afritada Ingredients

  • 1/2 kilo pork belly (liempo); cut into desired pieces
  • 2 potatoes; quartered
  • 1 carrot; sliced in 1 inch thick
  • 4 cloves garlic; minced
  • 1 bell pepper; sliced
  • 1 onion; chopped
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of fish sauce (patis)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Cooking oil

Pork Afritada Cooking Instructions

  1. In a skillet, fry carrot and potatoes in 3 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Sauté garlic and onion in a saucepan.
  3. Add pork, spice with salt, and continue sautening until meat renders fat and changes in color.
  4. Add carrot, potatoes, bell pepper, and bay leaves. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Add fish sauce and tomato sauce. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Add water and continue cooking until a saucy consistency is achieved.
  7. Add and stir well with flour to thicken the sauce. Season with salt and pepper according to taste.
  8. Serve hot!