Chicken, sweet potato and spinach patties

  • Serves 4

These patties make a great Jamaican style starter or even a healthy lunch. Why not pop some Bob Marley on in the background?

Chicken and sweet potato patties


  • Sweet potatoes half a large bag, peeled and diced
  • Jacket potato 1, peeled and diced
  • Chicken breasts 2
  • Olive oil 1 tbsp
  • Washed spinach 100g, chopped
  • Red onion ½, finely diced
  • Vegetable oil 2 tbsp
  • Egg 1
  • Crusty rolls 2, made into breadcrumbs
  • Salt and pepper
  • Reggae Reggae sauce 8 tbsp

For the dip

  • Low fat yogurt 5 tbsp
  • Cucumber ½, finely diced
  • Mint sprig, chopped
  • Reggae Reggae sauce 2 tbsp


  • Step 1

    Boil the sweet potatoes and jacket potato together until cooked then mash. In a food processor blend the chicken until smooth. Heat the olive oil in a pan and fry off the onion then add the spinach to wilt.

  • Step 2

    Mix with all the other ingredients until well combined.

  • Step 3

    Make into 8 patties.

  • Step 4

    Place on the barbecue and grill for 10 minutes on each side until golden brown and cooked through.

  • Step 5

    To make the dip, mix the yoghurt, Reggae Reggae sauce, cucumber and mint together then serve with the patties.