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Chile-Garlic Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Chile-Garlic Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Give ordinary roasted sweet potatoes a big flavor boost with this quick, Asian-inspired seasoning mix.


4 servings, about 3/4 cup each

Prep Time

10 minutes

Total Time

30 minutes


  • 1 1/2pounds sweet potatoes, scrubbed (and peeled, if desired), cut into 1-inch wedges or pieces
  • 4teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil or canola oil
  • 1tablespoon chile-garlic sauce
  • 1tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/8teaspoon ground white pepper


  1. Position rack in lower third of oven; preheat to 450°F.
  2. Combine oil, chile-garlic sauce, soy sauce and white pepper in a large bowl. Add sweet potatoes; toss to coat with the seasoning mixture.
  3. Spread the potatoes evenly on a rimmed baking sheet.
  4. Roast, stirring once or twice, until the potatoes are tender and browned, 20 to 25 minutes.


Chile-garlic sauce (also labeled chili-garlic sauce, or paste) is a blend of ground chiles, garlic and vinegar. It will keep for up to 1 year in the refrigerator.

People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use soy sauces that are labeled "gluten-free," as soy sauce may contain wheat or other gluten-containing sweeteners and flavors.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (recipe makes 4 servings, about 3/4 cup each)

Calories 177kcal
Carbohydrate Total 31g
Total Sugars 9g
Added Sugars 0g
Fiber 5g
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 1g
Mono Saturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 348mg
Protein 3g
Potassium 586mg
Calcium 27mg
Vitamin E 1mg

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