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Sweet Potato Skins

Makes 12

  • 6 medium sweet potato, skin scrubbed
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • Sour cream. Coriander and lime wedges to serve

Chilli rosemary salt

  • 1 stem fresh rosemary
  • 1 small red chilli, halved, deseeded, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbs sea salt flakes
  1. Preheat oven 200°C fan forced. Pat the sweet potatoes dry. Cut in half lengthways and put onto a lined baking tray in a single layer. Spray both sides with olive oil. Roast cut side up for 45-60 minutes or until tender. Set aside to cool.
  2. For the chilli rosemary salt; Put rosemary and chilli onto a baking tray. Spray lightly with oil. Roast under the sweet potato 8 minutes. Set aside to cool. Strip the leaves from the stem and put into a small food processor with chilli and salt. Process to a fine powder, alternately pound in a mortar with pestle.
  3. Scoop out most of the sweet soft flesh (use for sweet potato mash). Return the skins, cut side up to a clean baking tray. Spray both sides lightly with olive oil.
  4. Preheat grill on high. Grill skins 4-5 minutes, then turn over and grill skin side for about 1 minute until golden. Sprinkle with chilli rosemary salt. Top with sour cream and coriander. Serve with lime wedges.