Sweet potato is popular for everyone. Its flavor on the street in autumn and winter can always catch people’s attention. It’s not only attractive but the nutrition is also rich. What an awesome if you can cook a sweet potato at home!

Do you know how to bake sweet potatoes in a microwave oven? In the below, I will teach you about that, so that you can eat sweet potato without leaving home.

How to Microwave a Sweet Potato?

It’s a very pleasant thing to eat a sweet potato in winter. Holding a hot, savory sweet potato that makes me warm from my heart at the same time. Every time I see the street selling mouth-watering sweet potato, I will eager to buy one.

However, sometimes I will think that the baked sweet potato is placed on the stove, and there are no dust-proof and sanitary facilities. It’s polluted by various factors, and the sanitary condition cannot be guaranteed.

Therefore, in order to help everyone solve the problem, I will teach you how to use the microwave oven to bake a sweet potato.


4 sweet potatoes, four sheets of kitchen paper.

Method 1:

1. After sweet potato is cleaned, use a layer of kitchen paper to wrap the sweet potato tightly.

2. Place the wrapped sweet potato in a microwave oven and bake for 4 minutes on high heat.

3. Turn the sweet potato to the other side and continue to bake for 4 minutes.


1. The baking time should be increased or decreased according to the size of the sweet potato.

2. Do not directly use the newspaper to wrap the sweet potato for baking, so as to prevent the lead in the newspaper from infiltrating into the sweet potato, which will affect the health of the food. Kitchen paper towels or plain paper towels can be used (you need to pack several layers).

Method 2:

cut into small pieces of uniform size

Clean the sweet potato first, peel it, and cut into small pieces of uniform size. Put it into a microwave oven special container and bake for 8-10 minutes.

This is convenient and the sweet potato is delicious. You can also wash the sweet potato, then wrap it in foil paper and put it in a microwave oven for heating.

However, it should be noted that the heating time should be determined according to the size of the sweet potato.

How To Choose A Sweet Potato

By the way, let me tell you how to choose a sweet potato. When you buy sweet potato in the market or supermarket, you have to choose an oval shape. Don’t choose the round or odd-shaped sweet potato. It will not delicious.


I think the above suggestion is easy for everyone. If you like to eat sweet potato, I think you should try it. If you don’t have the microwave oven and want to take a look, you can read 15 Best Countertop Microwave Ovens to get more ideas.

I hope my post can help you to make the delicious sweet potato. If you have any questions or opinion, please leave them below, I’d love to hear that.


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