4 med. yam, peeled & cut into 1" slices
4 c. water
Salt to taste
4 tbsp. butter or margarine
2 tbsp. sugar
Soak sliced yam in water with salt for 30 minutes. Remove from water, drain and pat dry. Melt butter in large heavy skillet until bubbly. Add yam; brown quickly on both sides. Sprinkle with sugar, stir gently to coat both sides. Cover, reduce to low heat, simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until fork tender. Makes 4 servings.