Chicken with Sweet Potato and Coconut-Curry Sauce (paleo)

If I am in a hurry to make quick and delicious meal, I usually go for chicken. You can make a variety of delicious sauces to go with chicken. This is a great recipe if you are nor sure what you are craving exactly – spicy or sweet? It’s a combination of both. Enjoy!

Chicken with Sweet Potato and Coconut-Curry Sauce (paleo)


  • 2-3 skinless chicken breast
  • 2 tbs. coconut oil; more if needed
  • 1/2 onion, finely diced
  • 1 tbs. curry powder
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch dice
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tbs. minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp minced jalapeno
  • salt, pepper to taste
  • fresh cilantro (optional)


  1. Cut each breast into 3/4 inch slices and season them with salt and pepper
  2. Heat the coconut oil until it's hot enough and add chicken and cook, flipping once until lightly browned. Transfer the chicken to a separate plate.
  3. Return the pan to a medium heat and add the onion, ginger, jalapeno and saute, stirring constantly until the vegetables soften
  4. Add the curry powder, and saute additionally for 30 sec.
  5. Add the chicken broth and diced potato. Bring to a simmer and cook for 8 min.
  6. Add the coconut milk and simmer until the potatoes are fully cooked (5-6 min)
  7. Add the chicken to the sauce. Sprinkle with cilantro.
  8. Serve immediately
  9. Serve with Cauliflower Rice or other vegetables

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