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Okinawan Sweet Potato

Cooked in an instant pot using the air fryer lid! Very sweet and plump. It takes very little effort to make this.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Servings: 3 people
Author: Shobelyn Dayrit


  • Instant Pot Duo Crisp with Air fryer


  • 3 pieces Okinawan Sweet Potato


Air Fryer Method

  • Wash the sweet potato to remove gunks or soil.
  • Set timer to forty minutes at 400 F temperature. I did not preheat the setting.
  • Place 3 pieces of Okinawan Sweet Potato in the Air fryer broil /dehydrating tray covered with air fryer lid.
  • Check and if a chopstick or an easily slips through the middle, it’s cook. Please see notes.

Pressure Cooker Method

  • Wash sweet potatoes to remove gunk.
  • Put trivet in the inner pot with the handle facing up.
  • Put sweet potatoes on top.
  • Add in one cup of water and cover with the pressure cooker lid.
  • Set pressure to HI and set the timer for eight minutes. Quick release when done.


Note that the thickness of these sweet potatoes are about one and half thickness. Increase the cooking time if they are thicker.