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.

Crockpot Malaysian Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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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