Jacket Sweet Potatoes

Jacket Sweet Potatoes

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 6 large orange sweet potatoes
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Celery
  • Handful of almonds
  • Spring onion or Chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin/
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Chicken spice
  • 100 ml fresh cream
  • Pepper
  • Salt
  • Cheese (optional)


    1. Preheat oven to 180⁰C
    2. Baked Sweet Potatoes
    • Wash 4 to 6 large sweet potatoes thoroughly.
    • Bake sweet potatoes in microwave until soft for approximately 10 minutes.
    • Remove from microwave and cut in half (length wise).
    • Scoop out the flesh and place in a large mixing bowling.
    • Keep the skins intact and place in an oven tray
    • Set the tray aside for now.
  1. Filling
    • Dice the chicken breast.
    • In a pan, add a tablespoon of olive oil and allow to heat.
    • Once heated add all the spices and allow to cook.
    • Once chicken is cooked you can add the flesh from the sweet potatoe that you scooped out.
    • Add 100ml fresh cream to the mixture and stir well.
    • After the cream has been absorbed, remove from the heat.
    • Fine chop approximately 15cm of celery and add to the filling mixture.
    • Roughly chop a handful of almonds and add to the mixture
  2. Assembly
    • Scoop the mixture into the potatoe skins that are in the oven tray
    • OPTIONAL – Grate cheese over each sweet potatoe half.
    • Place the tray in the oven and allow to cook.
    • Remove after 10 minutes and serve.

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