Sweet potato with ginger syrup

Round off a Thai meal in authentic style with Mini C's simple recipe for sweet potato simmered in an aromatic syrup
Sweet potato with ginger syrup
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  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 2 small pieces of ginger, unpeeled
  • 100 g white sugar

Method

1. Bring a small saucepan of water to the boil. Meanwhile, peel and chop the sweet potatoes into bite-sized chunks.

2. Add the sweet potato to the simmering water, then add in the peeled ginger.

3. Using the flat side of a knife, crush the unpeeled ginger and add to the pan.

4. Stir the simmering potato then simmer for 5 minutes until the potato is tender.

5. Add in the sugar, cook stirring until dissolved, and serve.

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