This means "college potatoes" and they are popular snacks for students in Japan. Japanese sweet potatoes are lighter in color than what we are used to.
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- 1 lb sweet potato, cut-up in serving sizes and soaked in water
- vegetable oil or canola oil (for frying)
- 1Fry the cut-up sweet potatoes in oil and drain.
- 2Make sure the potatoes have a crisp exterior.
- 3Make the sauce, heating the oil, sugar and sesame seeds together in a large saucepan.
- 4Remove from heat, add the potatoes, and stir well to thoroughly cover the potatoes.
- 5Place the potatoes on a greased plate or pan so that they do not stick to one another.
- 6Serve warm or cold.
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Nutritional Facts for Daigaku Imo (Japanese Candied Sweet Potatoes)
Serving Size: 1 (115 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 361.9
- Calories from Fat 66
- Total Fat 7.3 g
- Saturated Fat 0.9 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 62.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 73.8 g
- Dietary Fiber 3.9 g
- Sugars 54.7 g
- Protein 2.5 g