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Honey Candied Sweet Potatoes

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  Sweet potatoes 1 Pound (450 Grams)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Honey 37 Milliliter (2 1/2 Tablespoons)
  Water 1060 Milliliter (4 1/4 Cups)
  Chinese rock sugar/Brown sugar 75 Milliliter (5 Tablespoons)
  Vinegar 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch solution 1 Teaspoon

1. Peel the potatoes and cut lengthwise in 1/2 x 4" (1.5 cm x 10 cm) wedges. Combine salt, honey, and 21/2 cups of water.
2. Add the sweet potato wedges and soak for 15-20 minutes. Remove and drain.
3. Bring 13/4 cups water, sugar, and vinegar to a boil over medium-high heat. Add the sweet potato wedges. Cover and cook over medium heat for 20-25 minutes. Uncover and cook for another 5-10 minutes until the liquid is reduced to about 2/3 cups. Transfer the sweet potatoes to a platter. Thicken the remaining sauce with the cornstarch solution and pour over the sweet potatoes.

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Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 823 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.23 g0.35%

Saturated Fat 0.08 g0.41%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4127.4 mg172%

Total Carbohydrates 186 g62.1%

Dietary Fiber 13.7 g54.9%

Sugars 109.4 g

Protein 7 g14.5%

Vitamin A 1286.9% Vitamin C 18.4%

Calcium 14.1% Iron 16.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Honey Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe