Sweet potatoes have served as a great rice extender for many generations in Asia. The softness and sweet taste of the sweet potato gives rice a livelier taste, that's why it is liked by many. Try this sweet potato rice recipe where I've added some meat. You can eat this dish as-is, or serve it with other meat or vegetables.
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Put rice in a large bowl and cover with water. Swirl water to rinse the rice, pour into a wire mesh strainer to drain; repeat. Soak clean rice in 1 cup of fresh water for 30 minutes.
Mix chicken, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper in a bowl; let stand for 10 minutes.
Combine rice and soaking water, chicken, sweet potato, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a microwave pressure cooker. Cover the cooker; cook in microwave at 600W for 10 minutes. Remove the cooker from the microwave; let stand for 15 minutes.
Release pressure according cooker manufacturer's instructions. Mix well before serving.
If you cannot find Japanese rice, you can substitute with white short-grain rice.
544 calories; 1.3 g total fat; 33 mg cholesterol; 992 mg sodium. 108.1 g carbohydrates; 21.8 g protein; Full Nutrition
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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