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.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
55 mins
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Editor's Note:

If you cannot find Japanese rice, you can substitute with white short-grain rice.

Nutrition Facts

544 calories; protein 21.8g; carbohydrates 108.1g; fat 1.3g; cholesterol 32.8mg; sodium 991.7mg. Full Nutrition
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