Recipe: Mushroom And Pickled Cucumber Sweet Potato Toast

MUSHROOM AND PICKLED CUCUMBER SWEET POTATO TOAST

Who knew you could cook sweet potato in the toaster?! Just slice it up, give it about 3 rounds in the toaster then top it with something delicious like mushrooms and pickled cucumber. Pow.

Ingredients

Pickled Cucumber

  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 50 ml rice wine vinegar
  • 50 g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp minced ginger

For The Mushrooms

  • 200 g mushrooms
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp groundnut oil
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp rice wine vinegar

To Serve

  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1 spring onion
  • 2 sprigs coriander
prepare the cucumber

Step 1

Prepare The Cucumber

Thinly slice the cucumber and tip the slices into a mixing bowl. Scatter over the salt and mix. Leave for 10 minutes then rinse with cold water and drain well. Meanwhile heat the vinegar to a simmer. Stir together the sugar, vinegar and ginger, then add the cucumber. Mix well and leave in the fridge for a few hours.

cook the mushrooms

Step 2

Cook The Mushrooms

Slice the mushrooms and peel and mince the garlic. Get a pan smoking hot over a high heat. Add the oil then carefully add the mushrooms. Fry for a few minutes before adding the garlic and stirring. Turn the heat down a little and continue to fry and stir for 5 minutes. Add the chilli flakes, soy sauce and rice wine vinegar and let them bubble to a syrup.

plate up!

Step 3

Plate Up!

Meanwhile slice the potato lengthways into 0.5cm slices and pop them into the toaster. Finely slice the spring onion. Put your potato slices onto 4 plates and add the mushrooms. Arrange the cucumber slices around the mushrooms. Scatter over the spring onions and coriander before serving up! Serves 4

Comments

exeterchef

Dinner for me and the mrs tonight

nowaste71

I must try this!

Sorted

Who knew you could cook sweet potato in the toaster?! Just slice it up, give it about 3 rounds in the toaster then top it with something delicious like mushrooms and pickled cucumber. Pow.

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