Country Chicken Sweet Potato Pie

Country Chicken Sweet Potato Pie

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes


  • 1 kg chicken deboned or 600g chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1 carrot sliced
  • 1 celery sliced
  • 1 leek sliced
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 Tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp black pepper ground
  • 3 sprigs Thyme
  • 2 sprigs Rosemary
  • 1 bay leaf
  • parsley
  • 2 medium sweet potato peeled and cubed evenly
  • ¼ cup almond milk


  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Line a baking tray with baking paper. Place chicken on top sprinkle with one teaspoon of salt and drizzle with one tablespoon of oil and cook in the oven for 12-15 minutes or until tender.
  • Remove from oven and discard skin and allow to cool for 5 minutes. Using two forks shred the meat making sure it is still chunky, set aside.
  • Add the remaining oil to a medium saucepan on high heat. brown the onion and garlic before adding the carrots, celery and leek.
  • Once browned add the chicken, stir for one minute before deglazing with the stock.
  • Next add the white wine vinegar, pepper, thyme, rosemary bay leaf and remaining salt.
  • Turn the heat to low, cover and allow to simmer for 30-40 minutes or until stock has reduced.
  • Meanwhile in another saucepan add the sweet potato and cover with water. Bring to a boil on high heat, before turning to medium heat and allowing to cook for a further 6-8 minutes or until a knife pierces flesh easily.
  • Drain sweet potato and allow to dry out for two minutes before putting in a blender with the almond milk and processing till smooth. Remove and set aside.
  • Preheat the grill to medium/high.
  • Spoon the chicken mix into an ovenproof dish. Spoon the sweet potato mix on top and spread around evenly to get it smooth. Place under the grill for 5 minutes or until the top changes colour.
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Course Appetizer, Baking - Savoury, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, School Lunches
Keyword Chicken, Sweet potato
Allergy Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Legume Free, Nightshade Free, Peanut Free, Refined Sugar Free, Sesame Free, Soy Free, Wheat Free
Value Halal, Kosher, Paleo
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