Sweet potatoes are another favorite starch staple throughout Polynesia and all Hawaii luaus. Ideally for this recipe use Hawaiian purple sweet potatoes, also known as Okinawan potatoes which are native to the Japanese island of Okinawa.
They are a member of the morning glory family and are called 'uala in Hawaiian.
This recipe is courtesy of the Polynesian Cultural Center on Oahu. These potatoes are served at their Ali'i Luau.
For more information on the Polynesian Cultural Luau Center Ali'i Luau visit their website.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
- Sweet potatoes, 3 each
- Butter, 1/4 cup