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japanese yam in foil on a plate

Simply Roasted Japanese Yams with Greek Dipping Sauce

5 from 1 vote
Course Dinner
Cuisine American, Japanese


  • High Speed Blender
  • Sheet Tray
  • Aluminum Foil


For the Yams

  • 4 Japanese Yams
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 4 C Water

For the Greek Dipping Sauce

  • 1/2 C Olive Oil
  • 1/2 C Red Wine Vinegar
  • 2 T Dijon Mustard
  • 2 T Honey
  • 1/4 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 Garlic Cloves


For the Dressing:

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender until emulsified into a creamy dressing. Store in fridge for up to 2 weeks.

For the Potatoes:

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Soak potatoes in water for 20 minutes.
  • Pat dry. Wrap in tinfoil and put in the oven for 1 to 1 and a half hours. Until they are easily pierced with a knife.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes before eating.


Equipment needed: Tinfoil, Knife, Oven, Blender, Measuring Spoon
Keyword How to Cook Japanese Yams, Japanese Yams