Cookbook:Daigakuimo (Japanese Candied Sweet Potato)

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Daigakuimo (Japanese Candied Sweet Potato)
Category Japanese recipes
Servings 4

Daigakuimo (Japanese: 大学芋) is a Japanese candied sweet potato.



  1. Cut sweet potatoes into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Heat the oil and fry the sweet potatoes at 350°F (175°C) until brown.
  3. Mix water, sugar, and soy sauce in a pan. Put the pan on low heat.
  4. When the liquid turns sticky, remove from the heat and add fried sweet potatoes. Quickly mix the potatoes with the sticky sugar.
  5. Sprinkle sesame seeds over the coated sweet potatoes.