pork afritada

a recipe by
Rhonda O
New Albany, IN

My Brother and his Wife shared this recipe with me. My Sister In Law is from the Philippines. It is a hearty meal. You can also make this with chicken.

serves 2
prep time 30 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pork afritada

  • 8 oz
    plain ground pork
  • 1 md
    onion diced
  • 2 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 md
    chopped tomato
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1 c
    tomato sauce
  • 1 c
  • 1 md
    potato cut in small cubes
  • 6 sm
    baby carrots sliced into rounds
  • 1 md
    red pepper cut in small bites

How To Make pork afritada

  • 1
    I used a medium deep pot. Add a little oil and heat pot. Saute onion, garlic, tomatoes. Add Lemon juice and Soy sauce. Add Pork breaking it up until cooked through.
  • 2
    At this point you can add Fish sauce. I did not have it. Add tomato sauce, water. Bring to a boil, turn down heat. Put on lid and simmer for about 20 minutes or so. Stir every so often.
  • 3
    Add the carrots and potatoes. ( I pre cooked in the Microwave, to soften ) also the red pepper. A dash of salt and pepper and Soy Sauce. Serve over rice or pasta.

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