Maggi’s Boil n Fry Spicy Sweet Potato

Maggi makes the most unbelievable Trinidadian food. Her recipes are simple and really tasty.

Here is a dish called “Boil n’ Fry” Sweet potato which can be eaten with rice or roti. It is extra yummy when topped with “Chokha” which is a spicy tomato salad.


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Maggi’s Boil n’ Fry Sweet Potato – the Trinidadian way

Serves 4


7-8 cloves garlic, chopped

1 large onion, chopped

2-3 green chili peppers (to taste/ optional)

2 large sweet potatoes, peeled, boiled and chopped



  • Heat 2 tbs. oil in a wok.
  • Add onion, garlic and peppers.
  • Stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add chopped sweet potatoes.
  • Add salt.
  • Cover and cook for about 15 – 20 minutes until everything is well combined.
  • Top with tomato chokha.
  • Serve hot with rice or rotis.


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