Sweet Potatoes Split with Chicken Avo

Sweet Potatoes Split with Chicken & Avocado




Prep Time

15 mins

Cook Time

45-55 mins

  • 1kg sweet potato, unpeeled
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 2 tbs fajita seasoning
  • 500g chicken breast fillet, trimmed
  • 2 ripe avocadoes
  • 1 bunch chives, chopped
  • 1 bunch flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1 bunch coriander, chopped
  • 1 long red chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • ⅓ cup whole egg mayonnaise
  • Lime wedges, to serve


Preheat oven 200 degree fan forced. Scrub the sweet potatoes under water with a clean brush. Pat dry. Pierce them all over, at least 8 times with a fork. Rub the skins all over with a little of the olive oil. Season well with salt and freshly ground black pepper.


Put into a roasting pan. Roast 40-55 minutes or until they are tender all the way through to the centre.


Meanwhile, sprinkle the seasoning over both sides of the chicken. Heat a frying pan over medium heat. Add remaining oil and chicken. Cook 5-6 minutes each side or until cooked through. Set pan aside for 10 minutes then shred the chicken. Tossing the shredded chicken in the warm pan juices.


Smash the avocados, stir in 1 tablespoon each of chives, parsley and coriander. Season. Stir the chilli through the mayonnaise.


Split the sweet potatoes down the centre with a sharp knife and ease open. Spoon in chicken and avocado. Drizzle with mayonnaise and serve with remaining herbs and lime.