How To Make Sweet Potatoes On A Weber Gas Grill

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It’s time to fire up the weber and bake some sweet potatoes, then we take you on a flavor journey and next it’s time to load them with butter, whipped cream and praline pecans.  That’s perfection.

How To Make Sweet Potatoes On A Weber Gas Grill

Watch and see how easy it is to make sweet potatoes on a gas grill. Our secret weapon on making them perfect, the Weber Potato Nail!

Print Recipe for Weber Grill Baked Sweet Potato
Yield: Serves 4 people
Prep time: 5 Minutes (wash and prep)
Cook time: 45-55 Minutes – cook to internal temperature of 205˚ F


Measure   Ingredient                                                      Prep Notes      
4 ea              Potato, Sweet, medium sized                Washed and dried
2 tbsp           Oil, Canola/Olive Blend                                 
1 ½ tbsp       Bayou Dust Rub, 5280 Culinary                               
Potato Nails
4 tbsp           Butter, Salted                                                 
1 tsp             Rub-A-Dub, 5280 Culinary                                                 
½ cup           Cinnamon Whipped Cream                 Or regular whipped cream
½ cup           Pecans, Praline

Prep Directions:

  • Follow all prep instructions in the prep notes
  • Rinse, Wash and Dry sweet potatoes
  • Can substitute garnet yams if desired

Preparation Directions:

Wash all tools prior to use
Clean and sanitize all cutting boards and prep surfaces prior to use
Read all manufacturer’s instructions before using grills, starters and any cooking tools
Heat Weber grill to 400˚ F, with ALL burners on
When temp hits 400˚ F adjust burners to hold at temp
Place potatoes in a medium stainless steel bowl
Coat lightly with oil and season to taste with Bayou Dust
If using potato nails, insert nails into the long, center of the potato
Open grill and add potatoes to the warming rack or bun rack of the grill.
No Warming rack?  Cook on the grill grates with indirect heat
Close lid and cook for 45 minutes, before first temperature check
Goal is internal temp of 205˚ F
Cook until temp hits desired doneness
Using tongs and heat proof gloves, remove potatoes from the grill, place onto a cooking sheet and bring into the kitchen.  Allow to rest for 2-3 minutes so potatoes can cool slightly.
Slice potatoes down the center and load with:
Rub-A-Dub – light seasoning inside the potato
Cinnamon Whipped Cream
Praline Pecans
  Shopping List
Weber Genesis SX-335 Smart Grill, Propane                        Ace SKU – 8060191
Weber Potato Nails                                                                          Ace SKU - 8380974
Manchester Propane Tank, 20 lb                                               Ace SKU – 8100018
Bayou Dust Rub, 5280 Culinary                                                 Ace SKU – 8561961
Rub-A-Dub, 5280 Culinary                                                          Ace SKU - 8562050
Published on 10/20/2021.
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