You are here: Home » Recipes » Teriyaki Sweet Potatoes Teriyaki Sweet Potatoes Recipe by Relish Contributor Yield 8 servings A new take of a Thanksgiving classic, these sweet potatoes are flavored with maple syrup and soy sauce. PrintEmail Ingredients 3 pounds sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and cut lengthwise into long wedges about 1-inch thick Water1 cup orange or pineapple juice1/4 cup maple syrup1/4 cup honey1/8 cup soy sauce or tamari1 teaspoon cinnamon1 tablespoon cornstarch1/8 cup sesame seeds, for garnish Instructions 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. 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.