Sauteed Yam With Ginger and Lime

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Debbwl

These yams make a nice side to pork.

Top Review by CJAY8248

Perfect!! I made half of this recipe and totally loved it. The flavors went so well together and it was easy to make. Thanks for sharing. Made for ZWT7-South and Central America.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 lbs yams, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 serrano pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, finley chop
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons parsley or 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • salt and pepper


  1. Heat oil in heavy large pan over high heat.
  2. Add yams and saute until begining to brown, about 10-12 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to medium.
  4. Add onion, serrano pepper, and ginger; saute until onion is just tender, about 4-5 minutes.
  5. Allow to continue cooking for about another 5 minutes, stirring just occasionally.
  6. Sprinkle potato mixture with lime juice and either parsley or cilantro.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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