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Bren-Did-Sweet-Potato-Coconut-Curry → Easy and delicious curry you can make as a vegetarian dish or with chicken. Cooks on the stovetop or crockpot. It's a kid pleasing favorite! Try Indian food for kids, they'll love it!

Quick Coconut Sweet Potato Chicken Curry Recipe

  • Author: Bren
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stove top
  • Cuisine: Indian


This quick curry highlights the flavor of sweet potatoes and coconut milk. It can easily be converted to a vegetarian or vegan option by leaving out the chicken.


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion (diced)
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken (cut into ¾ inch cubes)
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes (peeled and diced into ½ inch cubes)
  • 1 Tbsp minced or crushed ginger
  • 1 Tbsp diced garlic
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 Tbsp curry powder
  • 1 Tbsp garam masala
  • 115 oz can tomato sauce
  • 115 oz can coconut milk (not cream of coconut or coconut water)
  • 1 tsp salt


  1. Sauté in a large skillet or Dutch oven, over medium-high heat: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil; 1 medium onion, diced; 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken, cut into ¾ inch cubes
  2. When onions are tender and chicken is partially cooked add: 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced into ½ inch cubes
  3. Once sweet potatoes are half in cooked (beginning to get tender), add:1 Tbsp minced or crushed ginger, 1 Tbsp diced garlic, 1 tsp cumin, 2 Tbsp curry powder, 1 Tbsp garam masala
  4. Stir briefly to combine and allow them to become aromatic in the oil, then add: 1 -15 oz can tomato sauce,
  5. Stir to combine, reduce heat and allow to simmer for 10-15 minutes, until chicken and sweet potatoes are very tender.
  6. minutes before serving stir in: 1 – 15 oz can coconut milk (not cream of coconut or coconut water), Salt, to taste
  7. Serve with rice and Better Than Take Out Naan.


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 244
  • Sugar: 3.9
  • Fat: 15
  • Carbohydrates: 14
  • Protein: 15.5
  • Cholesterol: 41

Keywords: easy sweet potato curry, chicken curry

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