How to make Sweet Potato And Chicken - Shakkarkand and chicken cooked in hoisin sauce.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Sweet potatoes (शक्करकंद), Chicken legs (चिकन टंगड़ी)

Cuisine : Mexican

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Sweet Potato And Chicken

Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


You can also find more Main Course Chicken recipes like Patiala Chicken, Jeera Chicken A La Sheetal, Chicken Nutty Roll, Goan Chicken Coconut Curry.

Prep Time : 3-3.30 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Difficult

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Sweet Potato And Chicken Recipe

  • Sweet potatoes boiled and peeled 20-24

  • Chicken legs 1

  • Chicken breast 1

  • Hoisin sauce 1/2 cup

  • Sugar 1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Pickled jalapenos 3-4

  • Fresh red chilli 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon 1/4


Step 1

Cut the sweet potatoes into small cubes. Make small slits in the chicken pieces.

Step 2

To make the marinade mix hoisin sauce, sugar, salt and pepper powder in a bowl. Put the chicken pieces, mix and set aside to marinate for 2 hours.

Step 3

Heat 2 tbsps oil in one non stick pan and 1 tbsp oil in another non stick pan. Add sweet potatoes to one pan and sauté till crisp. Chop jalapeno.

Step 4

Put the chicken pieces, skin side down, on the other pan, drizzle some of the extra marinade over and cook.

Step 5

Chop fresh red chilli. Add jalapeno and red chilli to sweet potatoes. Add salt and squeeze the juice of ¼ lemon and mix.

Step 6

Add a little water to the chicken, cover and cook. When the underside is done, turn them over, drizzle some more of the remaining marinade, a little water and cover. Cook till chicken is completely cooked.

Step 7

Arrange the sweet potatoes in the centre of a serving plate, keep the chicken pieces on them, drizzle the sauce left in the pan over and serve hot.