Photo: Sweet Potato Rice

A simple side that combines the slightly sweet flavor of sweet potatoes with rice.

Cooking time
60 minutes
  • Nutrition information is for one serving.

Ingredients(Servings: 4)

400 ml (about 1-3/4 US cups)

250 g (about 1/2 lb.)

2 Tbsp


1 Tbsp

1 Tbsp

1/2 tsp


  1. Wash the rice in water by stirring vigorously with your hands.
    Drain and repeat this three or four times until the water is almost clear.
  2. Wash the sweet potato well, then cut into 1-1/2 cm (1/2 in.) cubes.
    Peel only areas of the sweet potato that are still dirty.
  3. Place the rice in a rice cooker together with 380 ml (about 1-1/2 US cups) of water and the sake, set aside for over 15 minutes.
    If a rice cooker is not available, place the rice and sake in a pot with the amount of water indicated on the package.
  4. Add (A) and the sweet potatoes to the rice cooker (or pot) and cook.