Candied sweet potato（Daigaku Imo). Satuma Imo have purple skin and an off-white colour flesh. I can buy those variety from local supermarkets and fresh produce farmers markets in Australia. When they are cooked, the flesh becomes a striking yellow colour.
You can remove the skin, but it's traditionally left on for color. – Put the cut pieces into cold water to remove excess starch. Let soak for a few minutes, then drain, rinse with fresh water and pat dry with a towel. Fry the cut-up sweet potatoes in oil and drain. You can have Candied sweet potato（Daigaku Imo) using 5 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Candied sweet potato（Daigaku Imo)
- Prepare 1 of sweet potato.
- You need of a.
- You need 1 tablespoon of soy sauce.
- You need 2 tablespoons of mirin.
- You need 1 tablespoon of maple syrup.
Make sure the potatoes have a crisp exterior. Make the sauce, heating the oil, sugar and sesame seeds together in a large saucepan. Remove from heat, add the potatoes, and stir well to thoroughly cover the potatoes. Place the potatoes on a greased plate or pan so that they do not stick to one another.
Candied sweet potato（Daigaku Imo) step by step
- Wash sweet potatoes well and cut them into pieces. Soak sweet potatoes in water for about 5 minutes.
- Drain the water and heat in the range for 600w3 minutes..
- Put oil in a frying pan, heat, add sweet potatoes, and fry until the surface is colored..
- Turn off the fire, add A, and fry the sweet potatoes.
Make your own candied sweet potato bites, or daigaku imo, with this easy recipe. Made from sweet potato pieces covered in a sweet/savoury sauce of sesame oil, sugar, soy sauce and vinegar, daigaku imo (translating to 'university potatoes') are a favourite snack among university students, particularly during the autumn months. These candied sweet potatoes are called Daigaku Imo in Japanese, and they are a sweet snack made of deep-fried Japanese sweet potatoes that are covered in a hard sugar candy coating. You may wonder why are they called Daigaku Imo – literally means "University Potato". Japanese candied sweet potatoes are a wonderful treat anytime of year but especially in the fall when the sweet potato in in season.