Curried Sweet Potato Hash with Fried Eggs

Sweet Potato Hash

Easy to prepare sweet potato hash made with preboiled or pan fry sweet potatoes, onion, chilli, and curry powder. The sweet potatoes are crisp and caramelised on the outside with a moist interior. Great to eat with fried eggs as a breakfast or serve as a side dish. 


  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 red chilli, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 cm ginger, minced
  • 2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon honey, thickened with 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 handful spinach
  • 2-4 free range eggs
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil


  • Parboil method: Add  the sweet potatoes to the pan of salted boiling water and parboil for 5 minutes or until tender. Drain in a colander and set aside.
  • Panfry method: Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add cubed sweet potatoes, season with salt and pepper. Cook for about 3-5 minutes with the lid on or until the sweet potatoes slightly browned. Flip the potatoes, put the lid back on, and cook for another 5 minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Meanwhile heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chopped onion, sautè until soft and aromatic, add garlic, ginger and chilli, sautè for about 2 minutes.
  • Stir in the sweet potatoes, add curry powder and sauté until the sweet potatoes become crispy. Stir in the honey mixture and toss for 1-2 minutes. Remove sweet potatoes from skillet and put it on a serving plate.
  • If you use spinach add it to the skillet and cook for few minutes until the spinach wilted. Season with a pinch of salt, pepper, and curry powder.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a skillet, crack the two eggs into the bowl and pour it into a hot pan. Season with salt and pepper, cook for about 2-3 minutes with the lid on or off, depending on how runny you like your egg yolks. Repeat the same process with the other eggs.
  • Serve the sweet potato hash with fried egg and spinach.

Sweet Potato Hash

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