Yesterday I decided to experiment and made spicy sweet potato. Loved this dish because it has both the sweet and spicy taste and delicious. The spicy taste comes from the cumin, coriander, chilli and the sweet taste comes from the natural sweetness of the sweet potato. I combined the dish with salt and pepper chicken wings. Yes, it is plain but you don’t want the food to have too much spicy or it will overtake the flavour. of the spicy sweet potato.
To Make the Spicy Sweet Potato
2 medium sweet potato or 1 large sweet potato
¼ cup olive oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp coriander
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp turmeric
¼ tsp chili flakes (add more for a Spicer kick)
Salt for seasoning
To make chicken wings
10 chicken wings
2 tbsp. oil (feel free to add more oil)
Salt and pepper for seasoning
To Make chicken wings
Preheat 0ven to 180ºC
Mix chicken wings with oil, salt and pepper.
Line baking tray with non stick baking paper. Add chicken on the tray and place in the oven.
Bake chicken wings for 30 minutes or until crispy.
To make the spicy sweet potato
Preheat oven to 180ºC
Chop sweet potatoes into wedges.
In a bowl add all the spices and lemon. Add the sweet potato and combine with the mixture.
Place sweet potatoes in a baking tray and bake for thirty minutes or until cooked.
This dish serves 2
You can have spinach or a salad on the side
If you don’t have mustard seeds add 1 tsp. of mustard powder.
Try these spicy dishes or sweet potato dishes
Lamb Cutlets with Spicy Potatoes
Paprika Chicken and Sweet Potato Chips