Welcome to the world of Copper Crisper Fried Chicken – a flavor fusion fiesta that’s sure to tantalize your taste buds! This addictive confection has its roots in a classic Far East recipe, but with a fresh twist that’s sure to have you coming back for more.

The combination of succulent chicken, sweet herbs and a crunchy coating of crispy sweet potato makes this the ideal dish for an adventurous gastronome. Not only is it a tasty treat but the combination of cooking methods used to prepare the dish is guaranteed to increase your culinary repertoire. From steaming and simmering the chicken to sizzling in coconut oil and crisping in the oven, this mouth-watering meal will have your friends and family going back for seconds and thirds!



-6 skinless, boneless chicken breasts


-4 tablespoons of low-sodium soy sauce
-2 tablespoons of olive oil
-2 teaspoons of garlic powder
-2 teaspoons of toasted sesame oil
-2 teaspoons of fresh chopped thyme


-4 cups of thinly sliced sweet potato
-2 tablespoons of garlic powder
-2 teaspoons of smoked paprika
-1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
-4 tablespoons of coconut oil



1. In a medium bowl mix together the soy sauce, garlic powder, toasted sesame oil, and fresh herbes together.
2. Place the chicken in a resealable plastic bag, pour the marinade over the chicken, seal the bag and then shake the chicken around to evenly coat.
3. Place the chicken in the fridge and leave to marinade for at least 1 hour (or overnight).


1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
2. Place the sliced sweet potato onto a plate and sprinkle over the garlic powder, smoked paprika and cayenne pepper, mix together to combine.
3. Drizzle the coconut oil on top of the slices and mix together until all slices have been evenly coated.
4. Line a baking tray with parchment and spread out the coating over the tray.
5. Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes until golden brown and crispy.


1. Heat a large skillet on medium-high heat and add 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
2. Take the chicken from the marinade, shaking off any excess liquid, and place in the skillet.
3. Fry the chicken for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown and cooked through.
4. Remove the chicken and let it sit for a few minutes before serving.


1. Place the chicken on each plate and spread over a generous helping of the sweet potato coating.
2. Serve alongside a refreshing salad and your favorite side dish.

This Copper Crisper Fried Chicken is an explosion of flavor that you must try! Its combination of sweet and savory elements make it endlessly enjoyable, and the delicious combination of steaming, simmering and crisping will take your Sunday dinner to the next level. Whether you’re looking for an adventurous new dish for guests or for the perfect mid-week meal, this delightful dish is guaranteed to please even the pickiest of palates.

For a delicious twist on this recipe, try swapping the sweet potato for grated carrots or beetroot – it’s a tasty variation that can easily be customised to suit your taste. If you’re looking for an alternative way to enjoy the flavors of this dish, why not skip the skillet and whip up a batch of copper crisper chicken nuggets for a delicious snack. No matter how you choose to enjoy it, this twist on a classic is a must-try!