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Candied Yams

Executive Chef Jose Perez

Episode: 8th Street Bistro

serves 8


  • 2 lb Yams
  • 1/4 cup butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar


Wash yams and peel. Cut into 2 inch pieces. Boil until they can be poked with a fork. Preheat oven to 400°F.

Place yams in a medium baking dish. Distribute butter pieces evenly over the yams. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Layer with miniature marshmallows.

Cover and bake in the preheated oven 25 minutes, or until yams are tender and marshmallows have melted.