Chicken Afritada (Filipino Chicken Stew in Tomato Sauce)
Lunch, Main Course
Asian, Filipino, Spanish
Chicken, chicken stew, Instant Pot, Instant Pot chicken, Pressure Cooker, Stew, tomato, tomato sauce
large bell pepper (red)
sliced into thin strips
chopped into serving pieces
salt and pepper
Turn on the Instant Pot and put it on Saute setting. Heat the cooking oil. Saute the onions and garlic until fragrant and the onions are translucent.
Add the chicken. Cook until lightly browned.
Once lightly browned, pour in the chicken broth,the tomato paste, and the cubed potatoes and carrots. Place the lid and seal.
Set to Pressure Cook on High for 15 minutes.After the cooking time, do a Quick Release. Note that if your chicken is cut into larger-sized serving pieces, a longer cooking time may be needed.
Once all the steam has been released, open the lid and add in the sugar, bell pepper strips, and green peas. Stir to combine, then continue cooking on Saute setting for five more minutes.
After five minutes, season with salt and pepperto taste.