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 potatoes

    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

    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

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

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

  • 125g spinach
    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 (116)

sharoncam's picture
4

Great taste. Looks good. My family really liked this dish.

jillbrain's picture
4

I put the sweet potato in first for a few minutes to roast a bit in the pan, then followed the recipe. Really good

5townslane's picture

Really great - I browned off the chicken and red onion then put everything in a large one pot and cooked in the oven for 1hr. (I didnt pre cook anything else)
It worked really well!

becka703's picture

Perfect, absolutely yummy! I used madras curry paste and it was great.

abipatterson's picture
5

This is the first curry I have ever made - now I cook it once a week and it goes down well with everyone - simple and delicious!

studentcantcook's picture
4

this was really yummy but i found the portions were quite big! i think that about 350g of sweet potato would be enough and i would recommend 3 chicken breasts instead of 4 if any one else doesnt like thighs. also i might add more tomato and spinach to balance out the sweet potato and chicken. apart from this, it was a really great dish and i will be making it again sometime soon!

lcwilson19's picture
5

This was so easy to make and it tasted a.maz.ing!!!

hodged02's picture
5

love it, even my 5yr old loves it!!!!

staceydelahaye's picture
5

This was so easy and was a massive hit with some friends we had for a casual dinner. I will definately be making again.

laurabostock's picture
5

Fantastic and so quick, easy and health. I have made this several times now, including tonight for my whole family, a real winner!!

fsmos1's picture
5

A winner in our house. We use tinned tomatoes instead of fresh, and much prefer bush bok sweet potatoes which have a white flesh, and a nicer texture and taste I think.

stormyraincloud's picture
5

This was absolutely delicious, bursting with colour, flavour, health. Thumbs up from here.

Fridays cook's picture
4

Everyone loved this one.

bcharlesworth's picture
4

I added chickpeas and corriander about half way through the cooking and a put the sweet potatoe in raw, just cooked it longer and slowly (it is very accomodating). Next time may add greek yogurt to serve, but it's lovely without.

bcharlesworth's picture
4

I added chickpeas and corriander about halfway through the cooking and I didn't cook the sweet potatoe first, just cooked it longer and slowly. May also try adding some greek yogurt at the end, but it is still lovely without this.

monochromic's picture
5

Really really tasty, also a beautiful dish bursting with colour. Very healthy and easy to make.

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