Think of this as the perfect side dish to serve with anything you are pulling out the soy sauce for, like teriyaki chicken or sesame ribs. Pick up a packet of wonton strips at your local Chinese restaurant.
Place the sweet potatoes in a saucepan with salted water to cover. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and cook for 15 to 20 minutes until just tender; they should still have a little bite. Drain and cool.
Combine the carrot, ginger, vinegar, mirin, soy sauce, sesame oil, and mayonnaise in a blender and puree until smooth. Transfer the cooled potatoes to a bowl and toss with the dressing.
Combine the arugula, cucumbers, dates and cilantro in a large mixing bowl. Add the lemon juice and a little salt and pepper and toss well. Top the dressed potatoes with the arugula salad and garnish with the wonton strips.
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