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 1 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 May 16, 2019


  • Chicken thighs icon
    Chicken thighs
  • Onion icon
  • Sweet potato icon
    Sweet potato
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Balti curry sauce icon
    Balti curry sauce
  • Cilantro icon
    as needed


  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Slow cooker
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Slow cooker bowl

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside chicken thighs: boned, skinned & cubed
  2. Prep and set aside onion: sliced
  3. Prep and set aside sweet potato: cubed
  4. Prep and set aside garlic clove: finely chopped
  5. Prep and set aside cilantro: chopped
  6. Get a clean slow cooker bowl
  7. Add prepared chicken thighs
  8. Add prepared onion
  9. Add prepared sweet potato
  10. Sprinkle with prepared garlic clove
  11. Get a clean saucepan
  12. Add Balti curry sauce
  13. Boil
  14. Transfer sauce to slow cooker bowl and cover
  15. Cook in slow cooker - 30 min, high heat
  16. Cook in slow cooker until cooked through - 6 hr, low heat
  17. Stir
  18. Sprinkle with prepared cilantro
  19. Transfer content of slow cooker bowl to 4 medium bowls
  20. Serve
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