Slow Cooker Chicken and Sweet Potato Balti

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

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    Total Time
    7hrs 45mins
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based on 3 ratings

This simple slow-cooked curry combines tender, moist chicken thighs with chunks of sweet potato. Serve sprinked with plenty of vibrant cilantro and a side of naan for mopping up the delicious balti sauce.

recipe updated Jul 6, 2020


  • Chicken thighs icon
    Chicken thighs
    6 (about 1.158 kg)
  • Onion icon
    1 (about 140 g)
  • Sweet potato icon
    Sweet potato
    340.5 g (about 1 ¾)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    2 (about 12 g)
  • Cilantro icon
    as needed
  • Balti curry sauce icon
    Balti curry sauce
    1 ¾ cups (about 449.4 g)


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  • kCook icon Medium bowl
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  • kCook icon Slow cooker bowl

Step preview

  1. Add chicken thighs, onion and sweet potato to a clean slow cooker bowl
  2. Sprinkle with garlic clove
  3. Add Balti curry sauce to a clean saucepan
  4. Boil
  5. Transfer sauce to slow cooker bowl and cover
  6. Cook in slow cooker - 30 min, high heat
  7. Cook in slow cooker until cooked through - 6 hr, low heat
  8. Stir
  9. Sprinkle with cilantro
  10. Transfer content of slow cooker bowl to 4 medium bowls
  11. Serve
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