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Japanese satsumaimo recipe
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Japanese Satsumaimo recipe

Deliciously sweet honey butter satsumaimo recipe you can make at home.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword Sweet potato
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $4


  • 1 satsumaimo sweet potato
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp black sesame seeds


  • Wrap the satsumaimo in cling wrap and put it in the microwave for 3-4 minutes. Then cut it into strips that are 1½ inches thick.
  • Melt some butter in a pan, set the stove to medium heat and cook the satsumaimo.
  • Once the potatoes have softened, you can add in the honey.
  • Finally, add soy sauce and water and mix everything thoroughly. Finish it off by sprinkling the sesame seeds on top.