Sweet Potatoes with Chili | Cooking With Jade The Food and Travel Blog by Chef Jade

Sweet Potatoes with Chili


(Cooking Time: 15 minutes Preparation Time: 6 minutes Servings: 4)

Sweet potatoes are incredibly rich in beta carotene, an antioxidant, high in vitamins, and magnesium as well. As a chef I love sweet potatoes more than regular potatoes because it has many nutritional benefits and also adds more colors to the diet.

This recipe is for sweet potato lovers to enjoy a super healthy and quick meal.

Sweet potatoes


  • Amount per Serving
  • Calories 230g
  • Fats: 3.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 12g
  • Protein: 6g


  • 1 pound of sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp of vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp of olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons cloves of garlic
  • 1 pinch of fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon of Allspice powder
  • 1 teaspoon of Cayenne pepper powder
  • 2 teaspoons of thyme
  • 1 pinch of salt


  • Peel the sweet potatoes then cut them into strips.
  • Melt the butter in a large skillet and add the olive oil.
  • Add the sweet potatoes and cook, stirring constantly, for 10 minutes. The flesh should become tender but not too tender.
  • Peel and crush the garlic cloves. Peel and cut the ginger into slices. Add the garlic, ginger and peppers to the skillet.
  • Sauté for 5 minutes while stirring. Sprinkle with thyme and serve the sweet potatoes with ginger and chilli.
Sweet potatoes with chili

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