- 4 medium sweet potatoes
- 1/2 cup coconut milk
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
- 1 teaspoon adobo sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup chopped pecans
- 1/4 cup flaked coconut
- Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 10-12 minutes or until tender, turning once.
- When cool enough to handle, cut each potato in half lengthwise. Scoop out the pulp, leaving thin shells. In a large bowl, mash the pulp with coconut milk. Stir in the syrup, ginger, adobo sauce and salt. Spoon into potato shells.
- Place on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with pecans and coconut. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 8 servings.
Reviews for Coconut Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes
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"I couldn't find adobo sauce either. I used some chili garlic sauce that I already had. I am guessing that they would still be good without it."
"These are awesome! Even my kids liked them. For some reason, adobo sauce is hard to find in rural OK, so I just added a little cayenne."