Sweet Potato with Soy Sauce Butter

Upgrade your side of sweet potatoes with savory flavors. 

Preparation Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
7 minutes and 15 seconds
Serving Size
4 servings

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  • 2
    medium-sized sweet potatoes (skin on approx 1 lb)
  • 4
    tbsp butter
  • 3
    tbsp soy sauce
  • Green onions (thinly sliced to garnish)
  • Sesame seeds (garnish)


  • Sesame seeds
  • Green onions (sliced)

Step 1

Prick sweet potatoes with a fork.

Step 2

Place the potatoes in a microwave safe large shallow dish (4-cup capacity) and cover with Duo Cover.

Step 3

Microwave the potatoes for 7 minutes at Power Level 10 or until fork tender and remove from microwave.

Step 4

In a separate dish melt the butter in a microwave, until very soft for about 15 seconds. Drizzle in the soy sauce and whisk until emulsified.

Step 5

Drizzle the sauce over the sweet potatoes.

Step 6

Sprinkle the potatoes with sesame seeds and sliced green onion.

Guidelines & Tips

Vegan option: substitute butter with margarine or vegan butter.

What you’ll need

Duo Cover® | $29.99

Duo Cover is a next generation microwave gadget that increases moisture in your food through its MoistureLock™ technology. It delivers leftovers that taste better than the first time and a sparkling clean microwave.
Easy stowaway with microwave-safe magnets.
Plus, it saves your fingers from those 'ouchie' moments when plates get hot!

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