Shin Jagaimo Potaaju 新じゃが芋ポタージュ
The potato is probably one of the most popular and appealing foods for children the world over. It is mild, savory and satisfying. The Japanese have a love of new potatoes- the small varieties harvested early in the season. They are usually prepared simply; boiled or roasted with generous amounts of salt and butter. One of the most popular cooking methods is potatoes boiled in soy sauce and dashi. The Japanese know that
1 cup new potatoes, peeled and chopped
½ cup scant, white or yellow onions,
1 cup water
1 cube chicken consume soup
½ cup milkA dash of salt and black pepper
Parsley (fresh or dried) to garnish (optional)
Bowl, blender, soup pot
• Peel the potatoes and thinly slice into “half-moons.” Set aside in bowl full of cold water
• Peel, and thinly slice the onion. Lightly sauté with butter in a saucepan until softened.
• Put potato moons and sautéed onions into a medium sized pot.
• Add enough water to cover the potatoes, and then add the soup stock. When it comes to the boil, turn down heat and simmer until the potatoes have softened.
• Once tender remove the pot from the heat and let cool to warm. Then, pour the mixture into
• Return the puree to the pot, and add the remainder of the milk. Heating the soup slowly on a medium-low flame. Cook until the soup reaches the desired degree of thickness. Froth to finish.
• Adjust the taste with salt and pepper, pour into serving bowls, sprinkle the parsley, and it's done!