Stir Fried Orange Walnut Sweet Potatoes – a quick and easy, yet intensely flavourful side dish that’s perfect with roast chicken, duck or turkey. A terrific Thanksgiving side dish too.
Today we have a delicious side dish for practically any meal, Stir Fried Orange Walnut Sweet Potatoes. As a one oven household, I like stove top recipes like this, especially during the Holidays when the oven is already doing double duty with the turkey, stuffing, roasted potatoes etc.
The sweet potatoes go so well with the orange in this recipe and I absolutely love the crunch of the toasted walnuts too but if you don’t like walnuts, toasted pecans, cashews or macadamia nuts are also good substitutes.
These Stir Fried Orange Walnut Sweet Potatoes make a delicious addition to a Thanksgiving meal too. Check out more dishes like this in this post on Our Most Popular Thanksgiving Side Dishes.
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- 3 cups sweet potatoes thinly sliced
- 3 tbsp peanut oil
- salt and peeper to season
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- finely grated zest of one orange
- 3 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 tsp very finely grated ginger root
- 1 tbsp honey
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 2/3 cup toasted walnuts
Stir fry the sweet potato slices and peanut oil in a large wok for about 5 minutes over medium high heat.
Season with salt and pepper.
Reduce heat to minimum-low and cover for one minute before adding the sauce mixture.
Mix together all of the ingredients in the orange sauce.
Add sauce to the sweet potatoes and bring to a simmer.
Simmer and toss for an extra few minutes to let the sauce thicken a little.
Serve with the toasted walnuts on top
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