15 Chicken and Sweet Potato Recipes

a square white plate with chicken and roasted vegetables in the foreground, with a sheet pan of chicken in the background
Photo: France C

Looking for something to do with chicken and sweet potatoes? Your search ends here. The cheap, easy-to-find ingredients make a beautiful pair. From quick and easy sheet pan meals for busy weeknights to impressive dinners you'll want to make all fall long, you'll find a satisfying new favorite in this collection of chicken and sweet potato recipes.

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Spicy Chicken and Sweet Potato Stew

chicken sweet potato stew in a dutch oven
RCKim

Let this hearty stew (loaded with chicken, healthy vegetables, and cozy spices) warm you up from the inside out on a chilly winter night.

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Paleo Chicken with Apple and Sweet Potato

Paleo Chicken with Apple and Sweet Potato
Linda T

Here's a make-ahead meal you definitely don't want to miss. Just store the prepped ingredients in the freezer until it's time throw them into the Crock-Pot.

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Aztec Chicken with Sweet Potato-Corn Mash

side view of a crispy-skinned grilled chicken breast on a bed of mashed sweet potatoes and corn
My Hot Southern Mess

This healthy meal is full of sweet, smoky, and spicy flavors thanks to honey, ancho chile powder, and hot sauce. Recipe creator Vintage Chef recommends serving with grilled plantains and cilantro.

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Spicy Mango Sweet Potato Chicken

Spicy Mango Sweet Potato Chicken

"Delicious," raves reviewer KatyDid, who recommends serving with walnuts for a bit of crunch. "This recipe was very flavorful and relatively easy to make."

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Chicken Sweet Potato Skillet

Chicken Sweet Potato Skillet on the stove
wood'stove15

This simple skillet dinner comes together in under an hour, so it's the perfect choice for busy weeknights. The dish is topped with toasted hazelnuts for a crunchy, nutty finish.

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Tajine de Poulet aux Carottes et Patates Douces (Chicken and Sweet Potato Tagine)

Tajine de Poulet aux Carottes et Patates Douces (Chicken and Sweet Potato Tagine)
Tajine de Poulet aux Carottes et Patates Douces (Chicken and Sweet Potato Tagine). Kim

"Chicken thighs are cooked on a bed of spiced onions, then roasted with carrots and sweet potatoes," says recipe creator Fatilala. "Raisins and prunes are added for a sweet touch."

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Maple Glazed Chicken with Sweet Potatoes

Maple Glazed Chicken with Sweet Potatoes
Photo: leahrv.

Make this easy dinner with just sweet potatoes, chicken tenderloins, steak seasoning, vegetable oil, maple syrup, and green onions.

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Maple-Roasted Chicken Thighs

chicken thighs, brussels sprouts, and sweet potatoes roasted on a sheet pan
Carson Downing

This simple sheet pan meal is basically fall incarnate. "A little maple syrup brings life to chicken thighs and caramelizes Brussels sprouts and sweet potato wedges," according to recipe creator Jamie.

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Instant Pot Coconut Chicken Curry with Sweet Potato

Instant Pot Coconut Chicken Curry in a blue bowl
thedailygourmet

Use your trusty Instant Pot to make this flavorful curry with chicken, carrots, bell peppers, and sweet potatoes. Serve over rice.

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Moroccan Chicken Thigh Sheet Pan Dinner

a square white plate with chicken and roasted vegetables in the foreground, with a sheet pan of chicken in the background
France C

Chicken thighs are marinated in a lemon juice-ras el hanout mixture, then baked with sweet potatoes, zucchini, chickpeas, and artichoke hearts.

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Slow Cooked Chicken Stew

Slow Cooked Chicken Stew
MyNutriCounter

Try this slow cooker meal next time you're in the mood for a low-maintenance supper. Reviewer Susan Martensen calls it "very good and healthy."

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Sheet Pan Chicken and Veggies with Mustard Vinaigrette

sheet pan chicken and veggies with mustard vinaigrette recipe served with Brussels sprouts, onions, and sweet potatoes
Allrecipes

"Want to serve your family a well rounded, nutritious meal but running short on time? This easy sheet pan dinner is the answer," according to culinary producer NicoleMcmom. "It's the perfect balance of sweet and savory, with crispy-skinned, juicy chicken thighs, crisp-tender veggies, and a tangy sauce."

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Roasted Spatchcocked Chicken with Potatoes

Roasted Spatchcocked Chicken with Potatoes
HappySchmoopies

In this impressive-yet-easy recipe, a whole chicken is roasted with seasoned sweet potatoes, potatoes, and onion slices.

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Whole30 Coconut Chicken Curry

Whole30 Coconut Chicken Curry
Jessie Shen

This Whole30-compliant chicken curry dinner "will surely curb your hunger," according to recipe creator SheLovesPaleo.

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Green Coconut Chicken

Green Coconut Chicken
Photo by Dutch Baby.

Chef John's skillet chicken recipe is creamy, decadent, and oh-so satisfying. If you don't have red curry powder on hand, reviewer and Allrecipes Allstar Kitchen Kitty says you can use red curry paste instead.

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