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Baked sweet potatoes with Thai peanut chicken


sweet

Ingredients 23
Servings 4
Time 25 min

Ingredients

  • BASIC BAKED SWEET POTATOES
  • 4
    medium sweet potatoes
  • vegetable oil
  • SAUCE
  • 125
    ml
    coconut milk
  • 45
    ml
    peanut butter
  • 15
    ml
    soy sauce
  • 15
    ml
    chilli sauce
  • 1
    garlic clove
  • 5
    ml
    sesame oil
  • 5
    ml
    honey
  • 5
    ml
    chilli flakes
  • salt and pepper
  • FILLING
  • 30
    ml
    olive oil
  • 500
    ml
    chopped cooked chicken
  • 1
    red pepper, chopped
  • 2,5
    ml
    garlic powder
  • salt and pepper
  • spring onions, chopped
  • TO SERVE
  • 1-2
    spring onions, chopped
  • handful of roast peanuts, roughly chopped
 

Method

1 hour
 

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

1. Basic baked sweet potatoes Wash the sweet potatoes well and pat dry. Pierce each potato several times with a fork.

2. Drizzle a little oil over the sweet potatoes and wrap each  in foil. Put on a baking sheet and bake for  40 minutes.

3. Check if the sweet potatoes are soft by inserting a sharp knife into the middle. If they’re still hard, bake for another 20 minutes. Check halfway through.

4. Sauce Put all the  ingredients except the salt and pepper  in a blender and blitz until smooth. Season with the salt and  pepper.

5. Filling Heat the oil in a medium pan, add the chicken, red pepper and garlic powder and season with salt and pepper. Sauté  for about 5 minutes then add the spring onions and the sauce. Mix well.

6. To serve Either cut a thin length ways slice off each sweet potato or scoop out a shallow  hollow in the middle. Top with the chicken mixture, spring onion and peanuts.

 

 

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