How To Cook The Best Pork Afritada

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Best Pork Afritada Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Pork Recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 370kcal
Cost $5-$20


  • 1 lb Pork shoulder cubed
  • 1/2 tsp Ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup Soy sauce
  • 1 cup Tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp Calamansi extract
  • 2 pcs Potatoes wedged
  • 1 pc Carrot wedged
  • 1 pc Red bell pepper wedged
  • 4 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 pc Onion diced
  • 1 tbsp Flour
  • 1 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Cooking oil


  • In a bowl, combine pork, soy sauce, calamansi extract and pepper. Mix well then set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Once the oil is hot, saute garlic and onion until brown.
  • Add the pork and cook for 5 minutes until the meat turns brown.
  • Then pour-in tomato sauce and water.
  • Cover the pan and let it boil for 45 minutes over low medium heat.
  • Put-in potatoes and carrot, and cook for another 10 minutes.
  • Add the bell pepper and melted cornstarch. Stir and cook for about 3-5 minutes.
  • Serve while hot!


Calories: 370kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 1215mg | Potassium: 622mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 307IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 3mg

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