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simmered sweet potato

Simmered Sweet Potato


  • 3 1/2 ounces sweet potato
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 5 tablespoons water
Step 1

step 1:

Wash the sweet potato and slice into 1/2 in.-wide pieces.

Step 2

step 2:

Put the water, sugar, soy sauce and sweet potato slices in a pan. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes on medium heat.

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This simple dish is delicious, even as leftovers. It is also used in box lunches.