Sesame Yam Sticks

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Sharon123

Easy, tasty, quick. Enjoy.

Top Review by c-powell

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.

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.

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