Chicken, Cashew, Coconut & Sweet Potato Curry

“Chicken, Cashew, Coconut & Sweet Potato Curry”

We have a special guest post today. I’ve recently had the pleasure of getting to know Jennifer and asked if she’d be interested in guest blogging for us! She gladly accepted. When she mentioned this recipe, I knew she needed to feature it… ASAP! Hope you enjoy!


Chicken, Cashew, Coconut & Sweet Potato Curry Recipe


1 lb. cubed sweet potatoes
1 Tbsp. salt
3 Tbsp. olive oil
2 medium onions diced (large dice)
6 chicken thighs cubed
½ tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cumin seeds
1 Tbsp. curry
1 can (14.5 oz) coconut milk
8 oz chopped cashews
Steamed Basmati Rice


Heat skillet w/ 1 T olive oil.
Add potatoes + salt.
Brown on both sides. (approx. 10-12 min.) Set aside in a bowl.
To skillet: add 1 T. olive oil + onions. Caramelize.
Once done, add to potatoes.
To skillet: add 1T. Olive oil + chicken. Brown.
Add potatoes and onion back to skillet.
Add coconut milk + cinnamon, cumin and curry.
Stir until homogenized.
Once done, toss with cashews and serve over rice.

Optional: Add 1-2 Sorrento chilies for some heat.

Tasting Notes:
I recommend Barefoot California Chardonnay with this dish!

Today’s guest article is brought to us by Jennifer! Jennifer L. Wall (AKA Pinky Toe) has been ‘Getting Barefoot and Having a Great Time’ as Winemaker for Barefoot Wine & Bubbly since 1995. Jen is a native Californian, received a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of California at Santa Cruz and immediately started working in the wine industry following graduation. She created the current Barefoot style which is varietally correct, food friendly and fruit forward wines. Jen has 12 still wine creations and 6 sparkling wine creations called Barefoot Bubblies. The newest release is a Pink Moscato California Champagne. Barefoot is the biggest wine brand in the USA; Jennifer is the most awarded winemaker in the $15 and under category for still wines and $20 and under category for sparkling wines. When she is not working or spending time with her family and friends, Jennifer loves to entertain, travel, garden and volunteers her time to numerous not for profit organizations including many that benefit Sonoma County charities.



  • Jessica on November 13, 2011

    This recipe sounds amazing. I am definitely going to be making it this weekend. Thank you!

  • Modern Day Moms on November 13, 2011

    Must try!


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