Pork Afritada

Pork Afritada is a tomato-based stew with vegetables. Try making this stew for the whole family to enjoy!

pork afritada


  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 potatoes, quartered
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into chunks
  • 2 pounds pork liver
  • 2 1/4 pounds boneless pork, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. In a large pot place the pork and pour into a pot with enough water to cover the pork. Then add the soy sauce and lemon juice.
  2. Bring to boil the mixture for about 5 minutes. Remove and set  aside the meat. Discard the liquid.
  3. Refill the pot with fresh water then add the pork liver and boil for about 5 minutes. Remove the liver from the pot and allow to cool, then cut the liver into bite sized pieces then set aside.
  4. Heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, then fry the potatoes until golden brown and cooked through. Place the potatoes on the paper towels.
  5. Into the skillet, add 2 more tablespoons of olive oil and saute the onion and garlic then stir until fragrant, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the pork, pork liver and cook for about 5 minutes then cover.
  6. Stir the tomatoes into the mixture then cook while stirring occasionally for another 5 minutes. Then add the potatoes with the green bell pepper. Season it with salt and pepper and cook for another 5 minutes.