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Great way to kick up mashed potatoes! My boyfriend loved 'em., Can be made ahead of time, just reheat on the stove.
- Place potatoes in large pot of cold salted water with 1-2 garlic clove (s).
- Boil until tender, about 20 minutes.
- Return to pot; mash.
- Combine 3/4 cup milk or cream and 1 tablespoon wasabi powder in small bowl.
- Stir to dissolve powder.
- Add milk mixture and butter to potatoes.
- Using electric mixer, beat potatoes until fluffy and smooth.
- Season potatoes to taste with salt and pepper.
The first time I made this recipe I followed the ingredients which states 4 tablespoons wasabi powder and the potatoes were WAY too spicy. The directions then below list 1 tablespoon of wasabi powder for 6 servings. I would be cautious of how much wasabi you use, it can ruin the whole thing. I use 1 teaspoon to 1.5 and that is perfect. Tastes great with miso salmon!
I actually thought that the wasabi would be more obvious but it was milder than I expected and the kids didn't kick up a fuss! And the wasabi definitely was fresh and in date! Its a great idea and satisfied a craving I was having.
Wow, that was quite a kick. Chad loved them... they were good, but our son couldn't eat them... :( Thanks!!!