In boiling water to cover, cook sweet potatoes for 8 to 10 minutes. They should be just getting soft. not at all mushy. Drain in a colander, transfer to a large bowl and gently toss with lemon juice.
Sprinkle celery, green onions, pineapple chunks, and pecans over top of potatoes. Do not toss yet. The less tossing the better.
In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, orange rind, orange juice, honey, ginger, and salt. Mix the mayonnaise dressing with the sweet potato mixture. Now toss all ingredients with the potatoes - gently, gently, gently.
Serves: 8 to 10
Contributor: pat ciesla
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