Caramelised Sweet Potato & Black Sesame

大学芋

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Preparation info

  • Serves:

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in

Japanese Food Made Easy

Japanese Food Made Easy

By Aya Nishimura

Published 2020

  • About

Sweet potato is often used in desserts as well as in savoury dishes in Japan. If you can find red-skinned, yellow/white fleshed sweet potatoes or purple sweet potatoes, these will produce the best results.

Ingredients

Fresh

  • 500 g (1 lb 2 oz) sweet potatoes, cut into wedges

Method

Heat the sunflower oil in a deep saucepan over medium–high heat to 160°C (320°F) and fry the sweet potatoes for 3–4 minutes, until