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Sweet Potatoes

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 35 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

1 tablespoon vegetable oil, plus more for greasing the grates

1/3 cup butter, melted

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

1 tablespoon Sichuan peppercorns, coarsely ground

3 tablespoons brown sugar

4 sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into 3/4-inch thick rounds (about 2 pounds)

Kosher salt

Directions

  1. Preheat a grill to medium-high and lightly oil the grates. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. In a small pot, melt the butter with the garlic and Sichuan peppercorns over low heat. Stir and cook for 2 minutes. Sprinkle over the brown sugar, and cook for an additional 1 to 2 minutes, stir and remove from the heat. Toss the sweet potatoes in 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, and season with salt, to taste. Grill the sweet potato slices on both sides, achieving grill marks. Transfer the grilled rounds to a baking dish and spoon the garlic butter mixture over the sweet potatoes. Roast the potatoes for 20 to 25 minutes, or until they are tender and cooked through.