I tried to microwave sweat potato, but it was crunchy. How can I made it soft (a new one)?

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  • 1 month ago
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    When microwaving potatoes, rinse them with water and then wrap them in microwave-safe plastic wrap. This will steam them and keep them from drying out.

  • 4 weeks ago

    My younger sister used to peel and portion the chunks of sweet potato, wrap then in plastic cling wrap and microwave until soft. They are really good that way, and no mess on the plate.

  • 4 weeks ago

     If the potato is a bit hard, wrap it in a dish towel and set it aside for a few minutes. It will continue to cook.

  • denise
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    4 weeks ago

    Microwave it for a shorter time,

    A medium sized one, stabbed with a fork, should be M.waved @ 800 watts for 5-6 minutes, then split, add butter, sprinkle nutmeg. Or add cream cheese & chives.

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  • 4 weeks ago

    I poke holes in sweet potatoes before i cook them, and if they are crunchy you're not cooking them long enough (but i think you already know this)

  • 1 month ago

    Sweet potatoes can be transformed into crispy and delicious homemade sweet potato chips in a mere 5 minutes in the microwave!

  • 1 month ago

    you need to microwave your SWEET potato longer, thats all.

    A crunchy potato of any kind is a raw potato.

  • 1 month ago

    Yeah probably a new one

  • 1 month ago

    For a medium potato, wet it and punch holes in the skin with a fork.  Cook for four minutes on high in a 1000 microwave.  If the potato is a bit hard, wrap it in a dish towel and set it aside for a few minutes.  It will continue to cook.

  • 1 month ago

    When I microwave potatoes, I wrap them with a damp paper towel and check if the potato is soft every 2 to 3 minutes.

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