Chicken and Sweet Potatoes with Shallots

Chicken and Sweet Potatoes with Shallots
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Chicken and Sweet Potatoes with Shallots

Servings 4

Total Time: 45 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Nutrition Information

calories 429

carbohydrate 19g

protein 45g

fat 19g


  • 3 medium sweet potato(es) peeled and cut in 2 inch pieces
  • 11/2 teaspoon(s) sea salt to taste, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) black pepper freshly ground, to taste
  • 4 tablespoon(s) coconut oil
  • 4 piece(s) chicken breast(s), boneless skinless (4-6 oz)
  • 4 medium shallot(s) sliced into thick rings
  • 2 tablespoon(s) rosemary, fresh chopped


  1. Wash and chop sweet potatoes. Place in a large pot and cover with cold water.
  2. Bring pot to a boil. Once boiling, add 1 teaspoon sea salt and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer until tender (about 14-16 minutes).
  3. Reserve 1/4 cup of cooking water. Drain remaining liquid and return sweet potatoes to pot. Mash with reserved cooking water.
  4. Meanwhile, season chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper.
  5. Heat coconut oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. When pan is hot, add sliced shallots and rosemary and cook for a minute.
  7. Add chicken breasts to pan and pan-fry until golden brown and fully cooked (7-8 min per side).
  8. Serve with mashed sweet potatoes on the side.