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Sweet Potato and Chicken Curry

Sweet Potato and Chicken CurryLiven up this traditional standby with sweet potatoes, green onions and fresh thyme. Easy to prepare, elegant to serve.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 tablespoons green curry paste
1 (13 to 14-ounce) can light coconut milk
3/4 cup chicken broth
2 teaspoons fish sauce
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 cups 1-inch cubed sweet potatoes
1 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper
1 cup thinly sliced snow peas
2 green onions, thinly sliced
1 cup cooked chicken, shrimp or other protein
Chopped cilantro and peanuts for garnish

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine curry paste, coconut milk, chicken broth, fish sauce, sugar, salt and sweet potatoes; bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat; simmer until potatoes are tender, about 12 to 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in peppers, snow peas, and green onions. Continue simmering until crisp tender, about 2 more minutes.
  4. To serve, spoon into shallow bowls. Top with protein and garnishes.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission.