Chinese 5 Spice Sweetpotatoes

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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

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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

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • 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.
  • 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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  2. Averie @ Averie Cooks

    This is all I want for Thanksgiving! This is perfect – pinned 🙂

  3. Phi @ The Sweetphi Blog

    I started bringing a squash dish to thanksgiving three years ago and am thinking that I found this years’ addition! YUM!

  4. Baby June

    I *love* sweet potato, so this recipe is making me drool. Such a creative spice addition! 🙂

  5. Julie @ Table for Two

    I LOVE five-spice!! I use it on a ton of things! This dish would be great!

  6. Cookin Canuck

    I regularly roast sweet potatoes with 5-spice powder…you just can’t beat the flavor!

  7. Beth @ Tasty Yummies

    OMG this looks like my kind of Thanksgiving side. I love spicy centric dishes like this! Yum.

  8. Liz

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

  9. Monika

    I just love sweet potatoes! I think this will be the perfect dish for Thanksgiving and beyond!

  10. Jen @ One more cookie blog

    I haven’t cooked with Chinese 5 spice in such a long time! I love the idea! I may just have to try these out. Thanks for the recipe!

  11. Kris

    Ok seriously, how have I never paired sweet potatoes and 5-spice?! It’s going to happen now, for sure!

  12. Aimee @ Simple Bites

    Yes!! I’ve never been on board with the sticky sweet potato/marshmallow combo. This is such a great pairing!! Would it be okay if I topped mine with an egg? 😉

  13. Heather Christo

    These look amazing! I love that you used such an unusual spice combo!

  14. Faith (An Edible Mosaic)

    Love this! We always make sweet potatoes for Thanksgiving, so I’m always looking for new inspiration – I’m definitely making this!

  15. Liz @ The Lemon Bowl

    I adore Chinese 5 Spice! We added it to our cauliflower chicken fried rice last night.

  16. Aimee @ ShugarySweets

    Roasted sweet potatoes are just the best. And I love the 5 spice included, wow! My family would go nuts if I changed up our Thanksgiving menu (hopefully in a good way 🙂

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  18. Rachel Cooks

    I’m obsessed with sweet potatoes and I love this take on them! All the green onions and chives make them look so pretty too!

  19. Helen Kennedy

    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.

  20. Gina @ So Let’s Hang Out

    These look BEAUTIFUL. I’m a sweet potato freak, so I’ll definitely be trying them out. 🙂

  21. Em | the pig & quill

    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. 🙂

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  23. Lori @ RecipeGirl

    I love this flavor combination! Adding these to the must-try soon list!

  24. Christi @ Love From The Oven

    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!

  25. Brittany

    I love the sound of these sweet potatoes. And I have Chinese 5 spice in my pantry! 🙂

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