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Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with a Tropical Touch of coconut and lime
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Twice Baked Sweet Potato Boats with a Tropical Touch

These Twice Baked Sweet Potato Boats with a Tropical Touch are the perfect accompaniment to any pork, fish, or chicken dish. You're going to love their light coconut flavor and the mild zest of lime.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: tropical sweet potatoes, twice baked sweet potatoes
Servings: 4
Calories: 185kcal
Author: Renee - Kudos Kitchen


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes cooked until fork tender and cooled slightly.
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup coconut milk not coconut water
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime zest plus additional for garnish (if desired)
  • butter softened
  • ¼ cup crushed coconut chips optional


  • Cut a slice off the top off each cooked and cooled sweet potato.
  • Scoop out the inside of each potato leaving behind enough potato on the skins to form a sturdy "boat"
  • Place the scooped potato into a bowl and mash with the coconut milk, salt, pepper, and 1 teaspoon lime zest.
  • Fill the potato boats with the mashed sweet potato mixture and dollop each with butter.
  • Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 15-20 minutes.
  • Sprinkle each potato with crushed coconut chips (optional).
  • Serve hot.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 76mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g