This teriyaki sauce brings out the natural sweetness of the potatoes and slightly caramelizes them. Serve with veggie burgers, hummus, vegetables, falafel, soup or stew - you name it! These wonderful potatoes will go well alongside anything.

Teriyaki Sticky Sweet Potatoes [Vegan]







For the teriyaki sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic puree
  • pinch of chili flakes
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice

For the potatoes:

  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon cajun spice


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Pierce the sweet potato all over with a fork all and microwave (on high) for 2 minutes to soften very slightly.
  3. Slice the sweet potato into roughly 1/2-inch rounds and place into a baking tray lined with baking paper. Drizzle the olive oil and sprinkle the cajun spice over the sweet potatoes. Place them in the oven for 15 minutes.
  4. Mix all the ingredients for the teriyaki sauce in a bowl. Once the sweet potatoes have been in the oven for 15 minutes (and look more or less ready), drizzle the teriyaki sauce over them.
  5. Leave the sweet potatoes in the oven for a further 10 minutes, allowing the sauce to caramelize and become sticky.
  6. Serve the sweet potatoes with any veggie goodness- Enjoy!!

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 188 | Carbs: 32 g | Fat: 6 g | Protein: 3 g | Sodium: 745 mg | Sugar: 11 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.