Barbecued chipotle sweet potatoes

Barbecued chipotle sweet potatoes


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About this recipe: This is a fabulous summer side dish. Sweet potatoes are microwaved to kick start the cooking, then coated in a sweet and spicy chipotle chilli sauce and cooked on the barbecue until charred and tender.


Serves: 8 

  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chilli powder
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat an outdoor barbecue for medium heat, and lightly oil the grilling grate.
  2. Cook potatoes on High heat in a microwave oven until softened slightly, about 10 minutes. Cut potatoes lengthwise into 1cm thick sticks.
  3. Combine salt, cumin, paprika, cinnamon, chipotle powder, vinegar and olive oil in a large container with a tight-fitting lid. Place sweet potatoes in spice mixture; cover and shake gently until well coated.
  4. Barbecue over low to medium heat, turning often and basting with any leftover sauce. Cook until sweet potatoes are fork-tender, 10 to 15 minutes.

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