Crockpot Malaysian Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Crockpot Malaysian Sweet Potatoes Recipe

This recipe has a fruity but nice Asian sauce that is poured over the potatoes when they are done. Not your everyday stuff.

How To Make Crockpot Malaysian Sweet Potatoes

A wonderful spin on your regular sweet potato recipe. Influenced by Southern Asian palate, these tender sweet potatoes goes well with the sauce base of lemongrass, ginger, and tamarind.

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 5 hrs
Total: 5 hrs 25 mins


  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 inches fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, outer leaves removed, and split lengthwise
  • 1 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp. tamarind paste
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup light soy sauce
  • 2 cup orange juice
  • 1 grated lemon, zested
  • 1 pinch ground red pepper, to taste


  1. Place ingredients into crock pot.
  2. Cover and cook on high for 4 1/2-5 hours or until potatoes are nice and tender.
  3. Remove lemongrass pieces and discard.
  4. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  5. Remove potatoes and keep warm; pour liquid from crock pot into a sauté pan and reduce until it gets thick and syrupy, then pour over potatoes; serve.


  • Sugar: 28g
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  • Calcium: 127mg
  • Calories: 418kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 88g
  • Fat: 4g
  • Fiber: 11g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 1530mg
  • Protein: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 1001mg
  • Vitamin A: 48511IU
  • Vitamin C: 73mg
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