Hearty Chicken, Sweet Potato, and Apples
This is a great recipe to use leftover chicken and baked sweet potatoes. Don’t have leftovers? We’ll let you in on a little secret: the dish in the photograph above was made with a chicken breast from the deli section of the supermarket and a bag of frozen cubed sweet potatoes. And it was indeed hearty, and delicious!
Total Time: 23 min. Prep Time: 10 min. Cooking Time: 13 min. Yield: 4 servings
Ingredients: 3 tsp. olive oil, divided use 1 medium onion, chopped 2 medium tart cooking apples (like Granny Smith or pippin), peeled, cored, finely chopped 2 cups cubed baked sweet potato, cut into cubes ¼ cup raisins 8 oz cooked chicken breast, boneless, skinless, chopped 1 tsp. chopped fresh sage ¼ tsp. sea salt ¼ tsp. ground black pepper ¼ tsp. paprika
Preparation: 1. Heat 1½ tsp. oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. 2. Add onion and apples; cook, stirring frequently, for 6 to 7 minutes, or until mixture begins to brown. Place in a large bowl. 3. Add potato, raisins, chicken, sage, salt, pepper, and paprika; mix well. 4. Heat remaining 1½ tsp. oil in skillet over medium heat. 5. Add apple mixture, pat into an even layer in pan; cook, without stirring, for 2 minutes. 6. Stir gently; cook an additional 2 minutes, or until it begins to brown. Serve immediately.