Sweet and Savory Simmered Potatoes

The Japanese love the sweet and savory taste of sugar and soy sauce. It's used to flavor a wide variety of dishes.

Sweet and Savory Simmered Potatoes
Photographed by Takeshi Noguchi


Recipe by
Eiko Oba

Easy

Vegetables

Healthy

Quick

160kcal

30minutes

Calorie count is per serving

Ingredients (Serves 2-3)

  • 3 potatoes (large) (500 g)
  • 200 ml dashi
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

Directions

1

Cut each potato into quarters and place in water for 10 min, then strain.

2

Place the potato wedges and dashi in a pot and heat over medium heat. When it comes to a simmer, add 2 tbsp of sugar and stir to dissolve, then cover and simmer over low heat for 5-6 min.

3

Stir in the soy sauce, then cover and simmer over low heat for an additional 6-8 min, or until the potatoes become tender.