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Chicken Sweet Potato Skillet

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

One of the first things my husband made for me was a variation of this chicken sweet potato skillet. Over the years, it has become a family favorite. Top with cheese, sour cream, avocado, lettuce or anything else your family likes. —MacKenzie Wright, San Antonio, Texas
Chicken Sweet Potato Skillet Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, cubed (about 1/2-inch cubes)
  • 1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 medium zucchini, chopped
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/2 large sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Optional: Sour cream and minced fresh cilantro

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add sweet potatoes and onion; cook and stir until lightly browned, 5-8 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in chicken, black beans, zucchini, broth, salsa, red pepper and seasonings.
  2. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, until sweet potatoes are tender, 10-12 minutes. If desired, serve with sour cream and cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 392 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 826mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 9g fiber), 29g protein.

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