Coconut Chicken & Sweet Potato Stew

Number of Servings: 8 (369 g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 1 Hour
Coconut Chicken and Sweet Potato Stew

Thick, creamy, and spicy, this stew is full and flavorful. You can eat it like a soup or spoon it over cooked brown rice to feed a larger crowd.


  • ⅓ cup fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, chopped
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 tsp. ground turmeric
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 3 Tbsp. peanut oil, divided
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 (15 oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup roasted unsalted peanuts
  • ½ cup unsweetened, low-fat coconut milk
  • ¼ cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cubed
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth or stock
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 lb. sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed


  1. Combine the ginger, garlic, jalapeños, juice, paprika, cumin, coriander, turmeric, and water in a food processor and pulse to form a paste.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onions and cook until softened.
  3. Stir in the spice paste and cook until the paste begins to brown.
  4. Stir in the tomatoes, peanuts, coconut milk, and coconut. Cook until mixture thickens slightly.
  5. Transfer to the food processor and purée.
  6. Return mixture to saucepan along with chicken. Add broth, salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer and cook for about 15 minutes.
  7. Add the sweet potatoes and cook until tender, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 369 g

Amount per serving
Calories 350
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.5g
Cholesterol 107mg 35%
Sodium 430mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g 18%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 11g
Protein 28g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 66.1mg 6%
Iron 2.2mg 10%
Potassium 790mg 15%
Vitamin A 443mcg 50%
Vitamin C 18.1mg 20%
Vitamin E 2mg 15%
Vitamin K 6.1mcg 6%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 13.9mg 90%
Vitamin B6 0.8mg 45%
Folate 28.1mcg 7%
Vitamin B12 0.8mcg 35%
Biotin 0.7mcg 4%
Chloride 7.5mg 0%
Pantothenate 2mg 40%
Phosphorus 305.5mg 25%
Iodine 0.6mcg 0%
Magnesium 65.6mg 15%
Zinc 2.4mg 20%
Selenium 27.8mcg 50%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 0.5mg 20%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 4.5mcg 10%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Skinless Chicken Thighs, Low Sodium Chicken Broth (chicken Broth (filtered Water, Chicken Stock, Sea Salt), Chicken Flavor, Onion Powder, Potato Flour, Yeast Extract, Garlic Powder, Flavor, Turmeric And Flavor), Sweet Potatoes, Diced Tomatoes (tomatoes, Tomato Juice, Salt, Citric Acid, Calcium Chloride), Lite Coconut Milk (water, Coconut Milk, Guar Gum (a Natural Emulsifier)), Onion, Dry Roasted Peanuts, Orange Juice, Peanut Oil, Ginger, Water, Jalapeno Pepper, Shredded Coconut, Garlic, Paprika, Salt, Turmeric, Cumin, Coriander, Black Pepper.

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