Chinese 5 Spice Sweetpotatoes

As we continue on the quest for the most epic Thanksgiving menu of all times, I thought I should introduce you to these Roasted Chinese 5 Spice Sweetpotatoes. Game Changers!!!!

Roasted Sweetpotatoes with Chinese 5 Spice

I’ll just be totally up front. I can’t get behind the marshmallow/sweetpotato situation. It’s just not for me. Too sweet. Instead, I’m proposing this Chinese 5 Spice Sweetpotatoes medley!! It’s a simple recipe of cubed California sweetpotatoes that are tossed with olive oil, Chinese 5 spice, salt and pepper. Load it up with some freshly chopped chives and green onions before serving and it’s the perfectly balanced bite. It’s absolutely the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving – or if you’re as obsessed as me – you’ll be breaking it out for lunches on the regular!

Chinese 5 Spice Sweetpotatoes

Chinese 5 Spice Sweetpotatoes

Ingredients

  • 4 California sweetpotatoes, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¾ tablespoon Chinese five-spice powder
  • ½ freshly cracked black pepper
  • 3-4 tablespoons chopped green onions or chives

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. On a large baking sheet, toss together the cubed California sweetpotatoes, olive oil, salt, pepper and Chinese 5 Spice. Once coated, evenly distribute the sweetpotatoes on the baking sheet.
  3. Transfer the potatoes into the oven and roast for 25-30 minutes until they are fork tender. Add some freshly chopped chives or green onions on top and serve as needed.
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31 Comments

  1. Oh, yeah! This is so much better than the marshmallow topped casserole of my childhood! Such marvelous flavor with the addition of 5-spice 🙂

  2. I’m a Brit and have never heard of marshmallows and sweet potatoes, it sounds really gross to me. However, I love the idea of 5 spice roasted potatoes, can hardly wait to try.

  3. WHAT! I love five spice. I just did a big ol pan of but’nut with the stuff the other day — amazing. I can only imagine how warm and savory-sweet these little guys must be! Your Thanksgiving is coming together in fine fashion, my friend. 🙂

  4. I seriously stared at the first photo for a good minute solid. Mesmerized. While I can get behind the marshmallow thing, I also love a spicy sweet potato. I pretty much have yet to meet a sweet potato I don’t *love*. I can’t wait to try this recipe, it looks incredible!

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