Grilled Sweet Potatoes

Grilled Sweet Potatoes

It doesn't take a lot to make delicious sweet potatoes. These grilled sweet potato get a quick blanch in hot water and then hit the grill to cook up fast.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Cut sweet potatoes into 3/4-inch slices.
  3. Step 3

    Bring 3 quarts of water to a boil. Add salt and potatoes. Boil until potatoes are just starting to soften, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  4. Step 4

    Combine butter, brown sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl, set aside.
  5. Step 5

    Brush potatoes on both sides with vegetable oil and also oil the grill grates well. This creates a nice nonstick surface so the potatoes don't get stuck and fall apart.​
  6. Step 6

    Place sweet potato slices on preheated grill over a medium-low heat and cook for about 10 to 15 minutes, turning a few times during cooking process. During the last 5 minutes, begin basting with butter-sugar mixture. Keep an eye on the potatoes as this both butter and sugar can cause flare-ups on the grill. So keep the lid open for this part of the cooking.
  7. Step 7

    When the sweet potatoes as soft through the middle and browned on the surface they are ready. Remove, brush once more with remaining butter mixture and serve.