Skip to main content
logo
Food Advertising by

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.


    I'm linking this post to 

    Cook-Your-Books #5 hosted by Kitchen Flavours

Comments

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

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

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

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

    Have a nice day.

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

    ReplyDelete
  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!

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

      Delete
  7. A healthy and very delicious chicken pie!

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

    ReplyDelete
  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...

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

      Delete
    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!

      Delete
  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

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

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

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thanks for dropping by. Please click on 'Anonymous' if you do not have a blog but do leave your name after the comment because I would like to know who you are.

Popular posts from this blog

Vietnamese Caramelised Chicken ~ 越南焦糖鸡

This is a quickie and delicious chicken dish, braised in caramelised sauce.  The ingredients are not too difficult to find and if you can't find kaffir lime leaves, you can omit them altogether.  This dish serves well with white rice and a side veggie dish.  Try it!




Vietnamese Caramelised Chicken  ~   越南焦糖鸡
Ingredients

3 deboned chicken leg cut into bite size2.1/2 Tbsp brown sugar or Palm sugar1/2 cup water1 Tbsp fish sauce1 Tbsp lime juice3 pips of garlic, chopped5 shallots, mincedSome black pepperSome shredded kaffir lime leaves (optional)Method Season the chicken with some salt and pepper.Place brown sugar and water in a wok over medium heat till bubbles appear and sugar melted.  Add in the other ingredients except the chicken and lime juice.Add the chicken pieces, skin side down, flipping over now and then, cook till chicken is tender and cooked through.Add in the lime juice and fine tune to taste.Dish out and serve with white rice.

Coffee Chiffon Cake with Cocoa layering ~ 咖啡戚风蛋糕

This is a very soft and light chiffon cake and I used a combination of coffee and cocoa.  The flavours do blend well and complemented each other and it's perfect to serve this to guests or to enjoy at any time of the day.





Coffee Chiffon Cake with Cocoa layering  ~  咖啡戚风蛋糕                             
Ingredients
(A)
70 gm plain flour
10 gm coffee granules
5 large egg yolks
20 gm caster sugar
70 ml hot water
60 ml canola oil
Cocoa powder

(B)
90 gm caster sugar
10 gm cornflour
5 large egg whites

Method
Sift plain flour, twice, set aside.Mix coffee granules with 70 ml hot water, set aside to cool.Beat egg yolks with sugar, then add in oil and coffee.  Sift in flour and mix well, set aside.Combine caster sugar with cornflour.In a clean bowl, beat egg whites till foamy, add in half cornflour mixture, then gradually add in the balance.  Beat till stiff peaks but not dry.Fold 1/3 of egg whites into the egg yolk batter, then pour this into the remaining egg whites.Scoop 1/3 batter into an ungr…

Matcha/Green Tea Pound Cake ~ 抹茶磅蛋糕

I was so pleased when I saw the nice green colour of this pound cake after I removed it from the oven, for true to the recommendation by the lady at the shop where I usually get my ingredients, she assured me that I won't be disappointed.  Yes, it is green and not pale or brownish.  The homemade red bean paste complimented well with the green tea and the cake stayed moist and soft even after three days kept in an airtight container, refrigerated.







Matcha/Green Tea Pound Cake ~  抹茶磅蛋糕  (adapted from 'here'.)
Ingredients
150 gm plain flour1 Tbsp matcha/green tea1/4 tsp baking powder150 gm unsalted butter3 large eggs130 gm icing sugarRed bean paste for fillingGreen tea powder or Icing sugar for dustingMethod Sift baking powder with green tea powder and plain flour, set aside.Beat butter with icing sugar till creamy.Add in eggs one at a time till well incorporated.Fold in flour in 2 portions.  Mix well.Pour half batter into a lined 23 x 13 cm loaf pan and distribute the red bean p…