Teriyaki Sweet Potatoes

  • Yield: 8 servings


3pounds sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and cut lengthwise into long wedges about 1-inch thick
1cup orange or pineapple juice
1/4cup maple syrup
1/4cup honey
1/8cup soy sauce or tamari
1teaspoon cinnamon
1tablespoon cornstarch
1/8cup sesame seeds, for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Cook potato wedges in boiling water to cover 5 minutes and drain in a colander. Line a baking dish with parchment paper or aluminum foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Place potatoes in pan, spreading them evenly. Bake 15 minutes, turning occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, combine orange juice, syrup, honey, soy sauce and cinnamon in a small bowl. Add cornstarch and stir to dissolve. After 15 minutes of baking potatoes, pour glaze over potatoes and continue to bake 10 minutes until glaze coats potatoes and they are tender. Sprinkle potatoes with sesame seeds and serve.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 197
  • Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Carbohydrate 45g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Protein 3g