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Coconut Fried Yams

Provided by: Chef Joe Ng
Served at: Chinatown Brasserie

Photo by Kang Kim
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3 pounds yams, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
4 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup coconut milk
Salt and white pepper


Place the yams in a steam basket set over boiling water and cook until soft. Melt the butter in a wok over medium heat, add sugar and cinnamon, and cook for a minute. Add the yams and stir until slightly brown. Add the coconut milk and cook together for 30 seconds. Season with salt and pepper. (Published 2007)