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Piri piri chicken and sweet potato fritters

Posted by Joe Wicks in Recipes

Corrrr! Talk to me about this recipe for piri piri chicken. It taste amazing and is super easy to make. Give it a go and let me know what you think...

What you'll need:


For piri piri chicken:

320g chicken breast

55g spring onions

2 red chillies

1 garlic clove

1/2 teaspoon oregano

1/2 teaspoon paprika

25ml olive oil

15ml red wine vinegar


For sweet potato fritters:

240g sweet potato, grated

60g white onion, diced

60g green pepper, diced

Small handful of coriander

1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika

1 egg white

8g coconut oil

Sprinkle of salt and pepper


For garnish:

155g of any leafy green



Preheat oven to 180OC

For piri piri marinade:

In a food processor blitz together spring onions, chilli, garlic, oregano, paprika, olive oil and vinegar until the mixture is smooth. Add a splash of water if the marinade is a too dry.

For chicken:

Slash the chicken breast 3-4 times and rub the marinade in. Allow to marinade over night if possible. Place on oven tray and cook for 20-25mins, spooning over any leftover marinade as it cooks.

For sweet potato fritters:

In a frying pan gently fry the diced onion and green pepper for 2-3 mins. Allow to cool slightly then transfer to a mixing bowl with the grated sweet potato, chopped coriander, paprika and egg white. Season with salt and pepper and mix well.

Heat a non-stick frying pan to a medium to high heat. Melt the coconut oil, then dollop your sweet potato mix into 3 patties in the pan.

Gently fry on both sides until golden brown. Finish in the oven for 5-6 mins until potato is cooked through.

To serve:

Serve chicken with sweet potato fritters and greens of your choice.



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Joe Wicks

About Joe Wicks

Joe Wicks is the online nutrition coach inspiring people all over the world to cook with his #Leanin15 video meals on Instagram. He is also transforming the lives of thousands of people with his tailored online nutrition plan, The 90 Day Shift, Shape & Sustain plan.

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