Twice-Cooked Sweet Potatoes With Citrus And Honey Recipe

Twice-cooked sweet potatoes with citrus and honey is a delicious and healthy side dish that combines the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes with the tangy flavor of citrus and the richness of honey. The sweet potatoes are first roasted to bring out their natural sweetness, then tossed with a citrus and honey glaze and broiled until caramelized. The result is a dish that is both sweet and tangy, with a crispy exterior and a soft, creamy interior. It's the perfect accompaniment to any meal.

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Ingredients for Twice-Cooked Sweet Potatoes With Citrus And Honey Recipe

  • 0.67 Medium Sweet Potatoes
  • 0.33 tablespoon Citrus Juice
  • 0.33 tablespoon Honey
  • 0.33 tablespoon Melted Butter
  • as per your need Optional: Grated Citrus Zest
  • flakes Optional: Red Pepper Flakes

Directions: Twice-cooked Sweet Potatoes With Citrus And Honey Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • STEP 2.Scrub the sweet potatoes clean and pierce them several times with a fork.
  • STEP 3.Place the sweet potatoes on the prepared baking sheet and roast for 45-60 minutes, or until they are tender when pierced with a fork.
  • STEP 4.Remove the sweet potatoes from the oven and let them cool slightly.
  • STEP 5.Cut the sweet potatoes in half lengthwise and scoop out the flesh, leaving a thin layer of flesh attached to the skin.
  • STEP 6.Place the sweet potato halves on a baking sheet, cut side up.
  • STEP 7.In a small bowl, whisk together the citrus juice, honey, and melted butter.
  • STEP 8.Brush the citrus and honey glaze over the cut side of the sweet potatoes.
  • STEP 9.Place the sweet potatoes under the broiler for 3-5 minutes, or until the glaze is bubbly and caramelized.
  • STEP 10.Remove the sweet potatoes from the oven and serve immediately.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose sweet potatoes that are similar in size for even cooking.
  • To make the glaze more citrusy, add some grated citrus zest to the mixture.
  • For a touch of heat, sprinkle some red pepper flakes over the glazed sweet potatoes before broiling.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover twice-cooked sweet potatoes can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the sweet potatoes in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 15 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Serve the twice-cooked sweet potatoes as a side dish with roasted chicken, grilled steak, or as a vegetarian main dish with a salad.
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Recipe By Slurrp