Foiled Sweet Potato on Coals

Foiled Sweet Potato on Coals or a BBQ. Easy warm side dish for a braai on coals that is wrapped in foil and cooked with your meats.

  • Author: FillMyRecipeBook
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 20 min
  • Yield: 2
  • Category: Side dishes
  • Method: Grill or braai & BBQ


A braai for Two.

Two sweet potato of choice. (love the Orange one)

Aluminum foil.

A braai with some hot coals. (BBQ)


When having a Braai or BBQ. Let fire burn to reach hot coals.

While you are braai or grilling your meat on the grill. Wrap the cleaned sweet potato in foil. Wrap at least twice totally around to protect them from getting burned. Place them on the outer side of your coals to they cook slowly and do not burn,

Turning them around a few times. Test with a braai long fork if they are cooked (they will be soft)

Take them off and leave on a plate to serve with the rest of the food warm.

Serve them by taking out of the foil. Squeezing them, to pop open on the top. (or cut in half) Salt and pepper them and dab the potato’s with some butter.

Serve on the plate with the rest of your meats and salads. Go on and enjoy the best potato side dish available.

Keywords: Foiled Sweet Potato on Coals, Braai or BBQ