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How to Cook Pork Afritada

Pork afritada is a pork version of the well known chicken afritada. This is a very budget friendly dish because it has few and low cost ingredients such as pork, potatoes and carrots.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Pork Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: afritadang baboy, pork afritada
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Calories: 405kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo pork belly or pork kasim sliced into serving pieces
  • 2 medium sized potatoes quartered
  • 1 medium red bell pepper quartered
  • 1 medium green bell pepper quartered
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 3 gloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 1 pork bouillon or pork cube
  • 1/2 Tbsp fish sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cooking oil ‚Äč


How to cook Pork Afritada:

  • Heat cooking oil in a pan about 4 tablespoons. Fry the potatoes and carrots until slightly brown. Drain and set aside.
  • In the same pan, saute the bell peppers for about half a minute then remove from the pan and drain. Set aside.
  • In the same pan, leaving about 2 tablespoon of cooking oil, saute garlic & onion.
  • Add the pork and saute for a minute or until lightly brown. Add the fish sauce and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add tomato sauce and water and bring to a boil then add the pork cube. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes or until tender.
  • Add the potatoes and carrots. Simmer until are tender and the sauce is thickened.
  • Add the bell pepper and simmer for a minute or two. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Remove from heat and transfer to a serving bowl. Serve with hot steamed rice.