Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse
Total:
45 min
Prep:
25 min
Cook:
20 min
Yield:
8 to 10 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, cut crosswise and cubed into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup cane syrup (recommended: Steen's)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 cups pecan pieces
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Place the sweet potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring the water up to a boil and blanch the potatoes for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove the potatoes from the stove and drain. In a large saute pan, melt the butter. Stir the cane syrup and brown sugar into the melted butter. Add the pecan pieces and cook for 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Turn the potatoes into a mixing bowl. Fold the pecan mixture into the sweet potatoes. Season the potatoes with salt. Blend to coat the potatoes evenly. Pour the potatoes onto a parchment lined 1/2 sheet pan and roast the potatoes for 15 to 20 minutes or until the potatoes are caramelized and tender.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Jerk-Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Black Beans and Caramelized Sweet Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Double-Cut Pork Chops with Caramelized Onion Gravy and Pecan Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of No Author

Cinnamon Smoked Venison Medallions with Bourbon Mash Sweet Potatoes and a Caramelized Onion Gravy

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Sugar Cane Shrimp with Sweet Chile Dipping Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Judiann Woo

Sweet Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Bryan Voltaggio

Cooking Tips 3 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Eggs 101: Poached 01:24

These easy steps will have you poaching eggs to perfection in no time.

Similar Topics:

On TV

Unique Eats

10am | 9c

Unique Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Unique Eats

11am | 10c

Unique Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Man Fire Food

12pm | 11c

Man Fire Food

12:30pm | 11:30c

Man Fire Food

1pm | 12c

Man Fire Food

1:30pm | 12:30c

Man Fire Food

2:30pm | 1:30c

Man Fire Food

3:30pm | 2:30c

Man Fire Food

4:30pm | 3:30c

Man Fire Food

5:30pm | 4:30c

Man Fire Food

6:30pm | 5:30c

Man Fire Food

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Guilty Pleasures

8pm | 7c

Guilty Pleasures

8:30pm | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10pm | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Guilty Pleasures

12:30am | 11:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here