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Sweet potato & chicken curry

Sweet potato & chicken curry

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(113 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Chicken thighs are good value and tasty, just right for this healthy, versatile curry

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal281
  • fat8g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs32g
  • sugars12g
  • fibre5g
  • protein22g
  • salt0.75g
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Ingredients

  • 500g sweet potato, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces

    Sweet potato

    sweet po-tate-toe

    Sweet potatoes have a creamy texture and a sweet-spicy flavour that makes them ideal for savoury…

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 4 skinless chicken thigh fillets, each cut into large chunks
  • 1 large red onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 tbsp rogan josh curry paste
  • 2 large tomatoes, roughly chopped

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 125g spinach

    Spinach

    spin-atch

    Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…

Method

  1. Cook the sweet potatoes in boiling, salted water for 5-7 mins until just tender. Drain well, then set aside. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan, then add the chicken and onion. Cook for 5-6 mins until the chicken is browned and cooked through. Stir in the curry paste, cook for 1 min, add the tomatoes, then cook for another min.

  2. Pour in 100ml boiling water and mix well. Simmer for 5 mins, add the spinach, then cook for 2 mins until wilted. Fold in the potatoes and heat through. Serve with rice and naan breads.

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Comments (114)

west1871's picture
4

Lovely flavours but depends on the paste used, we could have used more paste than 2tbsp as was a bit watery but the flavours were spot on. Would try again with more paste and chopped tomatoes

dragonsoup's picture
5

So easy - this has become one of our weekly favourites. Easy for a small gathering too.:-)

livvips's picture
5

Really easy and delicious recipe. I replaced the chicken with quorn to make it vegetarian but I think it would also be just as tasty and filling without any meat or meat substitute!

amyheath88's picture

Can this recipe be frozen?

aisie82's picture
4

Absolutely delicious!

safronthomas's picture
5

Made the Thai version of this and added some green peppers in with the onions and some coriander at the end. Delicious!

scorpion40's picture
5

This is my favourite recipe by far. So delicous and bursting with flavour.

mindymoo62's picture
4

Very tasty recipe , looks very attractive.
Did not use the oil as i was trying to keep it healthy. Used some 1 cal spray to fry off the onions and chicken, then added the curry paste ( which does have quite a bit of oil in it).
Would definately make it again , even for supper with friends.
I did add more than 2 tbspn of paste and it was still a little lacking in 'heat'. I do not like a hot curry but this was still a little mild even for my taste.

scorpion40's picture
5

Loved this! Easy to make and tastes great! Although, i like abit of spice so i might add more chilli next time.

jenniferocious's picture

Tasty, easy and healthy. An excellent meal if you are shopping on a budget also!

palmerinthekitchen's picture
5

Fabulous, quick and easy to make and popular with the man in my life! Looked as good as the take away !

eleanormayo's picture
4

This was a good supper, like some of the other posts, I also used a small tin of tomatoes and only had massaman paste so used that. Was a clean and tasty curry.

ade_in_the_kitchen's picture
5

Easy to make and very tasty.

layla2121's picture
4

Have made this so many times, really delicious and also healthy!

robinson79's picture
5

YUMMY! Easy to make, taste's lovely - even passed on to friends - low cal. Brilliant!! thanks

britbrit100's picture
4

Great curry really enjoyed this didn't add as much water as it says to as i prefer a thicker sauce i hate runny curry, I added tinned tomatoes and some cherry tomatoes also some chilli flakes loved the sweet potatoe in it I will be making this again :)

roxybee77's picture

Fantastic, very quick and easy to make. Made several times now including this evening. Yummy!

loungeflygirl's picture
5

Really easy to make and tasty - plus simple enough to halve for two people. I did as others have mentioned and wanged in some coriander and a tbsp of half fat creme fraiche for an extra dimension. Lovely!

xkcjuicyx's picture
5

Absolutely love this recipe!!! I added extra chicken and veg ie. green peppers, red peppers, mushrooms and chillis for my own taste. So tasty, healthy and filling!

dawnym's picture
5

Really nice and tasty recipe and so very easy.

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