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CHICKEN & PORK AFRITADA

-2.2 lbs chicken (cut in pcs)
-1 lb pork (cut in 1-1/2 inch squares)
-4 cloves garlic (crushed)
-1 medium onion (chopped)
-1 medium tomato (chopped)
-4 oz. can of tomato sauce
-2 cups water
-1 small bayleaf
-1 sprig oregano
-1 bell pepper (cut into 1-inch squares)
-4 medium potatoes (cut into 2 inch pcs)
-1/2 cup frozen peas
-3.5 oz pimento (cut into 1-inch squares)
-salt & pepper to taste
-flour
-cooking oil

Mix chicken and pork pieces in flour, salt, and pepper. Brown quickly in hot oil. Saute garlic, onions, tomatoes, and tomato sauce in separate pot. Pour 2 cups water and let boil. Add browned chicken, pork, bayleaf, oregano, and bell pepper. Simmer for 30 minutes or until tender. Add potatoes and cook until tender. Add salt and pepper according to taste. You may thicken the sauce by adding flour dissolved in water into the pot. Finally, add peas and pimento and cook for another 3 minutes. Serve with rice.

—Recipe of the day courtesy of Lolo Kitong Recipe Collection