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Anna's sweet potato and chicken patties

Anna's sweet potato and chicken patties

Points® value
Total Time
35 min
15 min
20 min
Recipe from Anna's cookbook, 'How I've Kept The Weight Off'. This recipe came about by simply combining two of Anna's favourite staples: chicken mince and leftover veggies. Simple, nutritious and filling! These are perfect as a light lunch with a crisp green salad, or prepped and put in snack boxes.


Chicken breast mince

500 g

Sweet potato (kumara), cooked without added fat

200 g, mashed

Red onion

1 medium, finely chopped


2 clove(s), finely grated

Fresh flat-leaf parsley

2 tbs, chopped, plus extra to serve

Fresh basil

2 tbs, chopped


1 medium

Panko breadcrumbs

100 g

Grated parmesan cheese

¼ cup(s), (20g)

Olive oil

2 tsp

Light sweet chilli sauce

2 tbs


  1. Place mince, sweet potato, onion, garlic, herbs, egg, breadcrumbs and parmesan in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix well. Using an ice cream scoop, shape mixture into 15 patties.
  2. Heat half the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Cook half the patties for 5 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and cooked through. Repeat with remaining oil and patties. Transfer patties to a serving plate with sauce. Sprinkle with extra parsley and serve.


You’ll need to cook about 300 g peeled, chopped sweet potato to yield 200 g once it’s cooked. Boil, steam, microwave or roast until tender, then coarsely mash.