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Coconut Curried Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

Spice Islands®

Coconut Curried Chicken and Sweet Potatoes


  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes

4 servings


2 tablespoons Mazola® Pure Olive Oil

1 pound chicken breast tenders

2 large shallots, finely sliced

1/2 cup coarsely chopped red onion

2-1/2 teaspoons Spice Islands® Curry Powder

1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands® Crushed Red Pepper

1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands® Sea Salt

1 large sweet potato, peeled and diced (1/2-inch piece size)

1 can (14 ounce) coconut milk

2 green onions, chopped

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper, saute in Dutch oven for 5 to 7 minutes, or until center is no longer pink. Remove chicken and cover.

Add remaining oil to Dutch oven. Saute shallots and red onion for 3 to 5 minutes. Sprinkle in curry powder, crushed red pepper and sea salt. Add sweet potatoes and coconut milk, bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer 10 minutes.

While sweet potatoes are simmering, dice cooked chicken.

Add chicken to sweet potatoes; simmer an additional 5 minutes or until potatoes are cooked through.

Top with green onion and cilantro; serve immediately.

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