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Sweet Potato Chicken Pie


I've made pies with potatoes before but haven't tried with a mix of potatoes and sweet potatoes.  Spotted this recipe from a Coles magazine which spurred me to give it a try.  It wasn't bad really.  I think that the sweetness of the sweet potatoes did blend well with the savoury filling.  All in all, a comforting one-dish meal for my family.




Recipe for Sweet Potato Chicken Pie (adapted from a Coles magazine with modifications)

    Ingredients

    • 400 gm sweet potatoes
    • 400 gm potatoes
    • 650 gm chicken fillet, cubed
    • 1 onion, cubed
    • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 1 carrot, cubed
    • 1 capsicum, cubed
    • 3  tsp chicken granules
    • 2.1/2  tsp mixed dried herbs
    • 1.1/2 cups water
    • 2 Tbsp cornflour + 2 Tbsp water to thicken
    • Sugar, salt and pepper to season the chicken fillet
    Method
    1. Season the chicken fillet with some salt and pepper, set aside.
    2. Wash the potatoes, cook in a pot of boiling water.  Drain, cool, peel and mash till smooth.  Mix in some salt, set aside.
    3. Heat some oil in a pan, saute the garlic till fragrant, add in the onions, carrot and capsicum, stir-fry.  Dish out and set aside.
    4. In the same pan, add some oil, stir-fry the seasoned chicken fillet, add in the water, simmer till meat is cooked.  Toss in the onions, carrot and capsicum.  Mix well, add in the cornflour thickening, chicken granules, fine tune to desired taste.  Sprinkle on some mixed dried herbs.
    5. Spoon mixture into 4 x 1 cup capacity ramekins, top with the smashed potatoes.  Place on a  baking tray and bake for 20 mins. till golden and bubbling.
    6. Serve immediately.


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Comments

  1. WOW! I like the first picture. The orange sweet potato looks so pretty sitting on that black ramekin :)

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  2. Hi Cheah
    This seem special with the combination of potatoes and sweet potatoes together. A healthy dish overall.

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  3. Wah ... you and Ann surprising us with unique creations! Looks very good.

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  4. Hi Cheah, your sweet potato pie look so awesome, I'm sure it taste heavenly. :)))

    Have a nice day.

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  5. That is a dish full of wonderful surprises. :)

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  6. This looks very good. Very interesting combination of potatoes! Lovely one-pot meal for the family to enjoy! Thanks for sharing with CYB! Have a great weekend!

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    1. You're welcome. You enjoy your weekend with your family too.

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  7. A healthy and very delicious chicken pie!

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  8. Hi Cheah , what an interesting dish , I must try it , love all the ingredients so it has to be tasty , thanks for sharing :)

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  9. I can see how this would work, Cheah. I made cod fish cakes the other night with both kinds of potatoes and it worked out really well. The sweet potatoes add a subtle sweet taste that is very interesting...Your meal looks so much better than mine did though. Mine fish cakes were messy, lol...

    Thanks for sharing...

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    1. I did fish cakes before, yes can be messy. Must try again but cod fish here is super expensive!

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    2. I used leftover cod, not very much Cheah. I've been thinking about trying this method with canned tuna too, just for the heck of it!

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  10. Hi Cheah,
    I never thought of adding sweet potato into a chicken pie but i always mix it into my malay curry puff filling though.
    I can see it taste fabulous by the look of your lovely clicks.
    Have a great weekend :D
    mui

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    1. Yes, give it a try. And you have a great weekend with your family too!

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  11. hmm..quite a nice addition of the sweet potatoes..i think ..bcos of its natural sweetness..sounds good!

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