Taro/sato imo are a very eclectic vegetable. Like potatoes, they can be cooked with almost anything!
ere is a simple very Japanese recipe:
Taro & Chicken Stew!
INGREDIENTS: For 3~4 people
-Taro/sato imo: 400 g
-Chicken breast: 1
-Japanese sake: 1 tablespoon
-Salt: to taste
-Sugar: 2 tablespoons
-Japanese sake: 2 tablespoons
-Soy sauce: 2 tablespoons
-First cut the chicken into bits-sized pieces. Marinate for a while in Japanese sajke and a little salt.
-Peel taro/sato imo and cut into bite-sized pieces.
Sprinkle with a little salt, than wash thoroughly.
-In a saucepan pour some oil (not included in above ingredients) and heat. Fry the marinated chicken until it has changed colour.
-Add the taro/sato imo. Lightly fry until the oil has covered all the taro/sato imo. Add sugar, Japanese sake and soy sauce. Bring to boil first, then lower fire to low. Cover with lid. Stew for 15~20 minutes until taro/sato imo are soft.
-Stir from time to time. When you are satisfied with the tenderness of the taro/sato imo, it is ready to serve!
-Place in a dish and eat while hot.
Decorate/season with a few sprigs or leaves.
-There is no need to add water.
-Season with a little sesame oil at the end!
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