Classic Chicken Afritada Recipe with A Creamy Twist

Classic Chicken Afritada Recipe with A Creamy Twist

This recipe takes the Filipino favorite Chicken Afritada and adds an indulgent creamy twist to the classic using a simple ingredient – Lady’s Choice Real Mayonnaise. This simple, yet tasty addition, not only elevates the flavors of chicken afritada but brings the texture of the sauce to the next level with a velvety creaminess unlike anything you’ve ever tried before.

Prep Time

12 min

Cook Time

1 h

Total Time

1 h 12 min




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  • 1 whole roasting chicken (about 3-5 pounds)
  • 1 large potato, quartered
  • 1 large carrot, sliced
  • 1 large red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 3 cups chicken broth or stock
  • 2 pcs dried bay leaves
  • 2 tsps granulated white sugar
  • 4 tbsps cooking oil
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 1/2 cup Lady's Choice mayonnaise
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  • Cut chicken into 8 pieces (2 breasts, 2 legs, 2 thighs, 2 wings).

  • Brown chicken on all sides with 4 tablespoons cooking oil on medium heat. Remove chicken and set aside.

  • On the same pot, saute onions and garlic until fragrant. Stir in tomato sauce and chicken stock into the pot. Add chicken and bay leaves. Simmer for 30 to 40 mins.

  • Add in Lady’s Choice Real Mayonnaise until the mixture becomes smooth, creamy and velvety.

  • Add the potato, carrots, and bellpepper then simmer for another 5 minutes or until the vegetables are tender

  • Add the sugar, green peas, and fish sauce. Slowly stir in mayonnaise mixture. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Remove from heat and serve with steamed rice