Chicken Stew and Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Love is like a delicious stew, when it’s ready, it’s heavenly.

Serves: 4
Time: 30 minutes
Recipe by Thando Manyoni


  • 2-4 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tsp coriander
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • Chicken pieces
  • Salt
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 6 sweet potatoes

How To Make Chicken Stew and Roasted Sweet Potatoes 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C
  2. Fork the sweet potatoes all around and place on a baking sheet.
  3. Drizzle with oil and season with salt and pepper
  4. Roast in the oven for 30-40 minutes or until soft.
  5. In the meantime, make the chicken stew; heat a pot and add a generous amount of oil.
  6. Season the chicken with salt and pepper then brown the chicken on all sides.
  7. Remove from the pot and set aside.
  8. To the same pot, add the onions and saute until slightly golden
    Add the spices and saute for a further minute, add the flour and cook off.
  9. Return the chicken to the pot.
  10. Add the tin tomatoes, along with 1 ½ cup of water.
  11. Cook on medium heat until chicken is cooked through.
  12. Season to taste.
  13. To serve, split the sweet potatoes in half and spoon over the chicken stew.
  14. Enjoy!

Chefs Tip: Adjust the chicken stew consistency to your preference by adding more or less water.

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