Air Fryer Sweet Potato Boats with Rotisserie Chicken and Avocado



  • 4 orange sweet potatoes, well-scrubbed and patted dry
  • Avocado or olive oil to coat
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) sea salt
To Serve
  • 500 ml (2 cups) cooked chicken or rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 2 medium avocados, peeled, stoned and sliced
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) lemon juice
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) fresh coriander
  • Sriracha or Burger mayo to serve (optional)


  1. Pierce sweet potatoes several times with a small knife or tines of a fork.
  2. Drizzle avocado oil over the clean sweet potatoes and rub into potatoes with your hands to coat.
  3. Sprinkle with salt. Place sweet potatoes on air fryer rack or basket, making sure to leave some space between them.
  4. To cook in an air fryer: cook at 200°C until cooked through, about 40 – 50 minutes (depending on the size of your sweet potatoes), turning over halfway through the cooking time. To bake in the oven: bake at 220°C degrees until cooked through, for 45 – 50 minutes on a foil-lined baking sheet.
  5. To serve toss the chicken with avocado slices, spring onion, lemon juice and coriander.
  6. Cut sweet potatoes lengthwise (do not cut right through) and squeeze to open. Top with the avocado mixture, drizzle with Sriracha or burger mayo serve immediately.