Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Easy, tasty, quick. Enjoy.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 large yams
  • 12 cup sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon corn or 1 tablespoon sesame oil


  1. Boil or bake yams until soft but not mushy.
  2. Let cool or refrigerate overnight.
  3. Peel and cut yams into pieces about 2” x 1/2” x 1/2”.
  4. Roll yam sticks in sesame seeds, pressing to make seeds stick.
  5. Sauté in oil for one minute on each side, drain and cool.
  6. Serve cool or broil briefly to crisp sticks and serve hot.


Most Helpful

I made a bunch of these for a party over the weekend. I won't do that again--they went over really well, but the prep work for a quadruple batch took far too long.

c-powell August 13, 2006

This was a nice addition to our pork tenderloin dinner last night. Thanks, Sharon.

Marie November 29, 2004

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