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Preheat the barbecue and wait for the coals to glow.
Wash the sweet potatoes under running cold water. There is no need to pat them dry. Wrap them individually in aluminium foil and make sure they are completely enclosed.
Place the wrapped potatoes directly in the hot coals; they taste best when the skin has darkened a bit.
The exact cooking time depends on the size of the potatoes. Serve the sweet potatoes with a little salt and pepper. They're delicious with remoulade sauce or tzatziki, enjoy!
Are sweet potatoes healthier than regular potatoes?
Sweet potato contains fewer simple carbohydrates and more fibre than a regular potato. Simple carbohydrates are starch and sugars, which are lower in sweet potatoes than in regular potatoes. The sweet potato also contains 1.5 times more dietary fibre than a regular potato.
Can you make sweet potatoes without a charcoal barbecue?
You can roast the sweet potatoes on the barbecue grill; it’s not essential to put them directly in the coals. You can also bake these sweet potatoes in the oven.