Sweet & Sticky Caramelised Butternut Squash

The traditional recipe uses sweet potato but this butternut squash replacement has a reasonable taste and texture that's not so bad.

Recipe By: Tobuchan (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/25)
Serves 4 Prep: 10 min Cook: 10 min

Ingredients

Butternut squash (medium) 1
Vegetable oil 1 tbsp
Soy sauce 1 tbsp
Salt a pinch
Golden syrup 4-5 tbsp
Sesame seeds as you like
Black sesame seeds as you like

Method

1
This is the butternut squash, originally from South America, part of the pumpkin family, .
2
It's very very hard when raw and quite soft when cooked - a typical pumpkin!
3
Peel then cut the butternut squash into bitesize pieces. Microwave for 6 minutes (500W) to soften.
4
Put the oil in a frying pan and fry the squash on medium heat for 5-6 minutes. Sprinkle with the salt.
5
Pour over the soy sauce and golden syrup. Fry for a further 2-3 minutes on medium heat.
6
This is the golden syrup, it's a sugar syrup.
7
Transfer the squash onto a serving dish and serve with lots of sesame seeds sprinkled over. Enjoy whilst hot.

Tips & Note

Butternut squash is not as sweet as sweet potato or pumpkin so you'll need to add some sweetness. If you don't have golden syrup, make up a sauce with sugar dissolved in hot water.

Sweet & Sticky Caramelised Butternut Squash

The traditional recipe uses sweet potato but this butternut squash replacement has a reasonable taste and texture that's not so bad.

Recipe By: Tobuchan (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/25)

Serves 4

Prep: 10 min

Cook: 10 min

Ingredients

Butternut squash (medium) 1
Vegetable oil 1 tbsp
Soy sauce 1 tbsp
Salt a pinch
Golden syrup 4-5 tbsp
Sesame seeds as you like
Black sesame seeds as you like

Sweet & Sticky Caramelised Butternut Squash

Recipe ID :170 Posted on 02 APR 2015

Serves 4

Prep 10min
Cook 10min
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The traditional recipe uses sweet potato but this butternut squash replacement has a reasonable taste and texture that's not so bad.

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a pinch
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Method

Prep
10min
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10min
1
This is the butternut squash, originally from South America, part of the pumpkin family, .
2
It's very very hard when raw and quite soft when cooked - a typical pumpkin!
3
Peel then cut the butternut squash into bitesize pieces. Microwave for 6 minutes (500W) to soften.
4
Put the oil in a frying pan and fry the squash on medium heat for 5-6 minutes. Sprinkle with the salt.
5
Pour over the soy sauce and golden syrup. Fry for a further 2-3 minutes on medium heat.
6
This is the golden syrup, it's a sugar syrup.
7
Transfer the squash onto a serving dish and serve with lots of sesame seeds sprinkled over. Enjoy whilst hot.

Tips & Note

Butternut squash is not as sweet as sweet potato or pumpkin so you'll need to add some sweetness. If you don't have golden syrup, make up a sauce with sugar dissolved in hot water.

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