How To Cook Japanese Sweet Potato?

What is the best recipe for sweet potatoes?

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9×13 inch baking dish. Bake sweet potatoes 35 minutes in the preheated oven, or until they begin to soften. Cool slightly, peel, and mash. In a large bowl, mix the mashed sweet potatoes, salt, 1/4 cup butter, eggs, vanilla extract, cinnamon, sugar, and heavy cream.

Are Japanese sweet potatoes good for you?

Health Benefits of Japanese Sweet Potatoes
High in carbohydrates and dietary fiber, they provide a good source of energy.

Which is why they are particularly enjoyed by farmers and hard labor workers in Japan.

They are also a great source of vitamins (especially vitamin A), minerals, potassium, iron, and copper.

Are Japanese sweet potatoes as healthy as regular sweet potatoes?

The Japanese sweet potato is a yellow-fleshed root vegetable rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It can be incorporated into a healthy diet, which is one of the most important elements of a healthy life!

How do you cook sweet potatoes?


  • Preheat oven to 425F. On a baking sheet, (lined with foil for easy clean-up if you wish) prick sweet potatoes all over with a fork.
  • Bake until tender, or until a fork inserted in the thickest part has no resistance, 45 to 50 minutes.
  • Let cool, then split the tops open with a knife.

How do Japanese pick sweet potatoes?

Choose sweet potatoes that are firm and do not have any cracks, bruises or soft spots. Consume within 3 to 4 days after purchase. Rinsing or washing is required before usage.