STREAMING NOW: Jamie's Super Food

Orange and Peanut Sweet Potatoes

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 18 teaspoon orange rind, Finely Shredded
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 34 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons honey (Maple or maple-flavored syrup can be used in place of honey. True maple syrup is the best if you hav)
  • 1 tablespoon peanuts


  1. Peel and slice sweet potato crosswise into 1/2-inch thick slices.
  2. Place in a 10-ounce casserole.
  3. Sprinkle lightly with salt.
  4. Sprinkle with 1 T orange juice.
  5. Micro-cook, covered, on 100% power for 4 to 6 minutes or till potato is tender.
  6. Let stand, covered, while preparing sauce.
  7. For sauce, in a 1-cup measure stir together 1/4 c orange juice, cornstarch, and shredded orange peel.
  8. Stir in honey or maple (or maple flavored) syrup.
  9. Micro-cook, uncovered, on 100% power for 30 seconds to 1 minute or till thickened and bubbly, stirring every 15 seconds.
  10. Stir together sauce and potato slices.
  11. Sprinkle with peanuts.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a