Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Hot and Spicy Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes are rich in Vitamin A and C. It is also a very good alternative to potatoes. Just as the name implies, sweet potatoes are sweet and it is much sweeter than our normal potatoes. The Chinese loves to use this ingredient as a dessert which also known as the sweet potato water. There are many other alternatives to cooking sweet potatoes and one of the recipe is the one I am about to share here. This is a hot and spicy sweet potatoes dish. It is easy and quick to cook up. The only tricky part is to peel the sweet potatoes, as sweet potatoes comes in odd shape. Be extra careful when you are peeling them and have fun cooking!

  • sweet potatoes- peeled and cut into cubes
  • oil
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons seasoning salt
  • black pepper
  • 1/8-1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper - according to your own preference
  1. Marinate the cubed sweet potatoes with or oil and add the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Place the sweet potatoes to a greased baking dish
  3. Bake uncovered at 400 degrees for about 22-25 minutes, or until sweet potatoes are tender but not too soft (tossing with a wooden spoon or spatula about every 15-20 minutes, baking time will vary depending on the size you cut the potatoes)

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