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Orange Candied Sweet Potatoes Or Yams

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Firmly packed dark brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon
  Sweet potatoes/Yams 4 Medium, parboiled, peeled, and halved
  Navel orange 1 , peeled and sectioned (For Garnish)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a heavy bottomed, large skillet, melt butter over a low flame.
2. Add sugar, orange juice and rind, and stir until sugar dissolves.
3. Allow the liquid to simmer, stirring occasionally until it thickens slightly.
4. Tip in the potatoes and toss lightly.
5. Simmer for 10-15 minutes spoon the sauce over the potatoes and tossing until glazed.
6. Empty into a serving dish and keep warm.

FINALIZING
7. In a skillet, arrange the orange segments and warm over a medium low flame for 2-3 minutes tuning them once until lightly caramelized.

SERVING
8. Garnish warm potatoes with the candied orange segments and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Glazed
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sweet Potato
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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