ROASTED TERIYAKI SWEET POTATO WITH DATES, CHILLI AND MICRO ROCKET | SA Garden and Home

ROASTED TERIYAKI SWEET POTATO WITH DATES, CHILLI AND MICRO ROCKET

Last updated on 18 October 2016

ROASTED TERIYAKI SWEET POTATO WITH DATES, CHILLI AND MICRO ROCKET

These easy, summer recipes are ideal when you’re having friends over

INGREDIENTS

  • 2kg sweet potatoes
  • 15ml olive oil
  • 250ml thick teriyaki sauce
  • 6 fresh red chillies
  • 200g fresh medjool* dates

TO SERVE:

  • red chillies, thinly sliced
  • handful micro rocket

METHOD

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Wash and dice the sweet potatoes into 2cm cubes. Drizzle with the olive oil and roast in the oven for 1 hour or until soft.
  3. Drizzle the teriyaki sauce over the roasted sweet potatoes and pop back into the oven for a further 10–15 minutes.
  4. Deseed and slice the fresh dates into thin slivers.

To serve: arrange the roasted sweet potatoes and dates on a wooden board or platter.
Garnish with the sliced chilli and micro rocket.
COOK’S NOTE: *You can use any kind of fresh date.

(This recipe serves 8-10 people)

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