Chinese Yam with Blueberry Jam is a traditional favorite in many Chinese restaurants. It’s yummy, light and sweet. Made with Chinese yam, aka Dioscorea opposita or Shan Yao in Mandarin, it’s also a dieter’s delight low-cal healthy dessert. The texture of Chinese yam is crunchy when cooked briefly, and the luscious blueberry topping makes it even more delicious!
This wonderful Chinese yam with blueberry jam dessert is perfect for holidays and special events. Luckily, here’s an effortless way to enjoy it without too much hassle. You can get a yummy dessert on the table in 10 minutes or less! You only need two ingredients to make it, and it will look gorgeous and without a doubt be the biggest hit at your next afternoon party!
Try this easy and delicious recipe this weekend and it will take your afternoon snack to the next level. 😀
Chinese Yam with Blueberry Jam
- Prep time: 5 mins
- Cook Time: 3 mins
- Total Time: 8 mins
- Serving Size: 2
- 1 lb Chinese yam
- 2 tbsps blueberry jam
- 1 cup water
Step by step
- Peel the Chinese yam and cut into small round slices. (Tip: The peel and mucilage of Chinese yam may cause skin allergy. Wear gloves when peeling it, or wash your hands right after touching it.)
- Pour water into a saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the yam cubes and boil for about 2 minutes on high heat.
- Transfer the cooked yam to a platter.
- Spread the blueberry jam on top of the yam pieces when serving.