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Give these sweet potatoes a flavorful kick by adding some cinnamon-seasoned chicken and cashews. Dried cherries and raisins also elevate the texture in this topped potato to a perfect savory-sweet terriroty. 

Recipe by Cooking Light September 2014


Credit: Squire Fox; Styling: Carla Gonzales-Hart

Recipe Summary

20 mins
1 hr 10 mins
Serves 6 (serving size: about 1/3 cup topping and 1 potato)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400°. Bake potatoes according to recipe instructions.

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add celery; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add cherries and next 5 ingredients (through salt); cook 1 minute. Stir in chicken and cashews; cook 2 minutes. Sprinkle with onions. Top potatoes with chicken mixture.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

412 calories; fat 10.6g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 6.3g; poly fat 1.5g; protein 20g; carbohydrates 61g; fiber 8g; cholesterol 44mg; iron 3mg; sodium 462mg; calcium 97mg.