Sweet Potato Rice

Enjoy the flavors of the autumn harvest. Golden Japanese sweet potatoes with rice.

Sweet Potato Rice
Photographed by Takeshi Noguchi


Recipe by
Akiko Watanabe

Average

Vegetables

Rice & Noodles

310kcal

15minutes

Calorie count is per serving.

Ingredients (Serves 3-4)

  • 360 ml uncooked rice
  • 120 g sweet potato
  • [A]

    • 2 tsp mirin
    • 2/3 tsp salt

Directions

1

Thoroughly wash the sweet potato. Cut the sweet potato into quarters and cut each quarter into slices 5 mm thick, placing the slices in water immediately after slicing. Replace the water, let rest for 10 min, then remove the sweet potato slices.

2

Mix the ingredients listed in [A] into the water in the rice cooker. Place the sweet potato slices on top, then start the rice cooker immediately.

3

Once the rice is cooked, carefully flip the rice over using a spatula, taking care not to crush the sweet potato slices, then stir gently to fluff the rice.