Sweet Potato And Chicken

Shakkarkand and chicken cooked in hoisin sauce. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Sweet Potato And Chicken
Main Ingredients Sweet potatoes, Chicken legs
Cuisine Mexican
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 3-3.30 hour
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Difficult
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Sweet Potato And Chicken

  • 20-24 Sweet potatoes boiled and peeled
  • 1 Chicken legs
  • 1 Chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup Hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Black pepper powder
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 3-4 Pickled jalapenos
  • 1 Fresh red chilli
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 Lemon


  1. Cut the sweet potatoes into small cubes. Make small slits in the chicken pieces.
  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.
  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.
  4. Put the chicken pieces, skin side down, on the other pan, drizzle some of the extra marinade over and cook.
  5. Chop fresh red chilli. Add jalapeno and red chilli to sweet potatoes. Add salt and squeeze the juice of ¼ lemon and mix.
  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.
  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.