Stuffed Peppers with Yamatoimo

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  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Living Shojin Ryori

By Danny Chu

Published 2018

  • About

Stuffed peppers is a dish that can be found in many cuisines around the world. Here, I substitute the meat that is often used, with yamatoimo, which has a springy texture when grated and deep fried.


  • 8 green peppers
  • 600 g (1⅓ pounds) yamatoimo


Cut the top stem section and trim off tail end of the peppers. Gently remove pith and seeds.

Peel and grate yamatoimo. Place grated yamatoimo in a resealable bag and cut off one corner tip. Gently squeeze yamatoimo to fill the pepper.

Heat oil and deep fry stuffed peppers for about 30 seconds or when outer skins are a little charred. Remove and drain on abso