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.
Photographed by Takeshi Noguchi
Calorie count is per serving
Ingredients (Serves 2-3)
- 3 potatoes (large) (500 g)
- 200 ml dashi
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
Cut each potato into quarters and place in water for 10 min, then strain.
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.
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.