This is a deceivingly simple recipe for a dish that appears fancy. You need only four ingredients to turn a sweet potato into an Asian fusion masterpiece. Plus, adding shrimp is an easy way to make the sweet potato into an actual meal.

Sweet Potato Shrimp Boat

  • Prep Time:30 minutes
  • Cook Time:25 minutes
  • Total Time:5 minutes
  • Servings:1
  • Easy


  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 6 precooked shrimp
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoon teriyaki sauce (optional)
  • Step 1

    Rinse and dry the sweet potato.

  • Step 2

    Use a fork to poke holes throughout the potato.

  • Step 3

    Place the sweet potato in the microwave for 10-15 minutes, or until cooked through and soft.

  • Step 4

    Put a pan on medium heat and place the shrimp on the pan. Sprinkle with paprika and cook until slightly brown.

  • Step 5

    Cut the sweet potato down the center, and scoop out enough of the center to allow room for the shrimp. Add the shrimp to the sweet potato boat and top with teriyaki sauce for extra flavor.