Sweet and Savory Simmered Potatoes

The Japanese love the sweet and savory taste of sugar and soy sauce. It goes well with both vegetables and meat.

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

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