Firstly, scrub and Wash the Sweet Potatoes. I can’t wait to connect with you! The first time I made these in the air fryer, I didn’t preheat it and just pressed start, which is a big mistake. Rub or Spray with little oil for crispy skin. whenever i’m feeling o, the past 30 years have taught me that nothing else, over the next week, i will be holding off on posti, note to self: always make it a double when it come, The Best Damn Vegan Carrot Crumb Cake (gluten-free), The BEST Vegan Peanut Butter Cup Blossoms. Personally, I prefer baking my sweet potatoes. HERE FOR THE GOOD STUFF? I use these for my daily smoothie bowls, in curries when I need a quick dinner, and there’s obviously so much more ways you can use prepped Japanese sweet potato. Learn how to bake the perfect Japanese sweet potato in either the oven or air fryer, as well as how to properly freeze them for smoothies or other recipes. Oven Method Preheat oven to 400F/200C and prepare a baking sheet. They stay good for 5 days in fridge. ), *I like to let my fries cool completely before putting away in fridge. To freeze baked Japanese sweet potatoes, cut into small chunks or blocks (you can leave the skin on or remove it like I did) and spread evenly in a tupperware or other freezer-friendly storage bag or container. Time needed: 30 minutes. Now, you may be wondering what the difference is between a Japanese sweet potato and an orange sweet potato. It can take anywhere between 45 minutes to over 60 minutes depending on the size of your sweet potatoes, so I like to batch prep Japanese sweet potatoes if going for the oven option. I finally air fried sweet potato fries and let me just tell you… believe the hype! Filed Under: Breakfast, Gluten-free, Lunch & Dinner, Paleo, Recipes, Sides, Vegan Tagged With: meal planning, meal prep, sweet potato, ♡ empowering you to live a free & fulfilled life I like to freeze a tupperware container full of Japanese sweet potato chunks every week. One of the most common questions, I get asked is “where do you buy your Japanese sweet potatoes?”. one of my fave sides: HASSELBACK POTATOES WITH GAR, that always and forever kind of love... (both ez a, these gluten-free PUMPKIN CORN MUFFINS have been a, my favorite holiday cookie of all time are peanut, this BRUSSELS SPROUT + KALE SLAW is too easy not t, i may have never made a turkey or whole thanksgivi, you ask and you shall receive.. fluffy vegan BIRTH, food is comforting to me. To bake your sweet potatoes in the oven, start off by preheating your oven to 400F/200C. The small size means they will cook quickly, and I like to toss them in seasonings for a savory “home fries” result. really simple and delicious! Plus, with its neutral white flesh, you won’t have to worry about coloring your dish orange, haha! I love Japanese sweet potatoes because you can literally use them for and in just about anything. Microwaving Japanese sweet potatoes will kill the taste, and it’s honestly worth the extra 20 minute wait when you can bake them in an air fryer. Oh, the possibilities are endless! If you make something from Liv Label Free, I would love to see your creations! I have been using this air fryer and it also has a few other functions so you can even bake with it too. Your email address will not be published. Using a fork, poke a few holes in the sweet potatoes and place on baking sheet. There are also oven instructions below if you don’t have an air fryer but want to try these at home. Welcome to my home on the internet. Besides learning about the sweet potato itself, I also learned that there’s several different ways to prepare sweet potatoes. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Bake at 400F/200C for 20-25 minutes or until the potatoes are fork tender. My Favorite Air Fryer Japanese Sweet Potato Fries made with avocado oil, black pepper, sea salt in my air fryer (with oven option too! Then prick it with a fork from all the sides. Bake for 45-60 minutes or until the potatoes are fork tender.