Garlicky, Sweet and Salty Sweet Potato Wedges
Loaded with sweet and salty flavor from mirin and soy sauce. Garlic and sesame oil add more deliciousness. A bit cilantro and sesame seeds are sprinkled on top just before serving.
soy sauce, tamari
mirin (sweet seasoning)
sweet potatoes, or yams
peeled, cut into 1/2-inch thick wedges
Preheat the oven to 400°F.
Whisk together brown sugar, soy sauce, mirin (or honey), sesame oil and garlic in a small bowl until well blended.
Place the sweet potato wedges onto a large rimmed baking sheet.
Pour the sauce over, and toss until well coated.
Arrange the sweet potato wedges in a single layer.
Cover with a large piece of foil, and bake for about 35 minutes.
Remove the foil, spoon the sauce over the sweet potatoes, and continue to bake for another 10 to 15 minutes or fork tender.
Spoon the now-thick-sauce over the sweet potatoes, sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and cilantro.