Sweet potato & chicken curry

Sweet potato & chicken curry

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Cooking time

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

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

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
281
protein
22g
carbs
32g
fat
8g
saturates
2g
fibre
5g
sugar
12g
salt
0.75g
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Ingredients

  • 500g sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 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
  • 125g spinach

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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.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2010

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macgirl's picture
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Made this with tinned toms and added peas and a handful of lentils - delicious and quick!

sianelen's picture
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A great home made curry - I added some red and green pepper and mushrooms that needed using - very tasty and the sweet poato means no need for rice- served with warmed pitta bread! Will make this again!

sarahfrew's picture
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Delicious! Added more water and some coriander. Served with rice, naan and tzatziki for a yummy fri night supper.

laura_mac18's picture
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Really tasty and so easy to make. Great as a student meal too. We made it between four of us and it cost less than £1.50 each. Will definitely be making it again.

sarahfreeman's picture
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I used chicken breasts instead. Even eight year old son loved (tried it with his eyes shut! ate lot)

rachelburgoyne's picture
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Excellent a really lovely curry without the guilt!.. This will become a regular feature on our family menu listing :)

lollyb15's picture
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Made this with korma paste and it was delicious!

natsjones's picture
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awesome, healthy and really really tasty!!

jamgeorge's picture

Delicious I did not have any organ Josh paste so used curry powder,cumin powder. A good low GI meal minus the rice and nann.

skilbeckrich's picture
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Very tasty, very easy, will be making again without a doubt......and its healthy, always a bonus!!

foxy11's picture

superb loved it

foxy11's picture

superb, loved it

combatter's picture
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i love curries and this is one dish that i would definetely like to be asble to cook to perfection.

jennieh30's picture
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So easy to do - added Madras paste (3tbsp for that extra kick) as that's what i had in the cupboard & added a couple of extra tomatoes, this was delicious.... served with naan and chapatis and i'm F.T.B :)

jessicawrigley's picture
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Gorgeous dish! Make it often, and is always a massive hit.

sallyroberts100's picture
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Delicious. Tastes even better the next day...

joefizz's picture
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Delicious...

Made it with Jamie Oliver's Rogan Josh paste receipe... a real hit!

joefizz's picture
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Delicious...

Made it with Jamie Oliver's Rogan Josh paste receipe... a real hit!

glennsharpe's picture
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I made this for 7 people so I doubled all the ingredients and it was a complete success! Very easy to make and tastes really good. I added a half a table spoon more of the Rogan Josh paste but other than that all went to plan.
I served mine with boiled rice, flat bread (another recipe on here) and a mint greek yoghurt!

kirtony's picture
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Didn't have any spinach so replaced it with curly kale.... BEAUTIFUL!!! A really colourful, great tasting dish.

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