Sweet Potato & Nori Gratin
A little sweet and a little umami—a perfect side dish to accompany bold dishes.
A gratin is a culinary technique where a dish is baked or broiled until the crust is golden brown and crispy.
Preheat the oven to 204 °C
Peel 3 sweet potatoes
Thinly slice them with a mandoline and transfer to a bowl
Add 2 tbsp of duck fat
Add 3 tbsp of maple syrup
Roll 2 nori sheets. Cut them into thin strips and add to the sweet potatoes. Mix to combine
Add salt to taste and mix to combine
Line a medium loaf pan with parchment paper, cut to fit and cover the sides
Layer the sweet potato mix in the pan and pour over any remaining liquid. Cover the potatoes with another piece of parchment paper
Bake the sweet potatoes for 30m until golden brown
Remove the pan from the oven and press another loaf pan on top of it. Let it cool down on the counter
Transfer the potatoes to a cutting board, holding them by the bottom paper. Cover them with a clean parchment paper sheet. Flip them carefully and remove the paper on top
Slice and reheat to serve. The sweet potato & nori gratin is ready
Enjoy your delicious, sweet, and savory gratin!
Yield 6 portions
Duck Fat2 tbsp
Maple Syrup3 tbsp