Sweet potato & chicken curry

Sweet potato & chicken curry

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(119 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins


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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  • 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



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

  • 125g spinach



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


  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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11th Oct, 2012
This is my favourite recipe by far. So delicous and bursting with flavour.
27th Sep, 2012
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.
20th Sep, 2012
Loved this! Easy to make and tastes great! Although, i like abit of spice so i might add more chilli next time.
16th Sep, 2012
Tasty, easy and healthy. An excellent meal if you are shopping on a budget also!
11th Sep, 2012
Fabulous, quick and easy to make and popular with the man in my life! Looked as good as the take away !
5th Sep, 2012
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.
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23rd Aug, 2012
Easy to make and very tasty.
6th Aug, 2012
Have made this so many times, really delicious and also healthy!
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4th Jul, 2012
YUMMY! Easy to make, taste's lovely - even passed on to friends - low cal. Brilliant!! thanks
28th Jun, 2012
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 :)


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