Quick & Easy

Sweet soy pumpkin

Bring this staple vegetable to life with our sweet and salty soy pumpkin recipe. You could add a teaspoon of freshly grated ginger to the dish if you like.
Sweet soy pumpkin



1.Cut pumpkin into chunks; slice skin off at random to give surface a mottled appearance.
2.Place pumpkin in medium saucepan, skin-side down; add dashi, mirin and sugar. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 5 minutes, turning pumpkin pieces after 2 minutes.
3.Add sauce; cook 8 minutes or until pumpkin is tender, turning pieces halfway through. Remove from heat; stand 5 minutes.
4.Serve pumpkin hot or at room temperature drizzled with cooking liquid.

You will need half a small Japanese pumpkin to make this recipe.


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