Steamed Potato with Butter and Umami

Cooking Time
7 minutes
121 calories
2 servings

Looking for a new idea for an easy and yummy potato recipe? Prepare only three ingredients and just microwave potatoes for 5 minutes! Using MSG enhances the flavor of potato and butter which brings the best thing: you don’t need to add any salt.

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Recipe provided by AJINOMOTO CO., INC


  • 2 potato
  • Butter
  • 1/2 tsp AJI-NO-MOTO® (MSG)


  1. Wash the potatoes well, lightly drain them and wrap them in a wrap over skin. In the microwave oven, heat for about 5 minutes until a bamboo skewer passes quickly into potatoes.

  2. Remove the wrap in a bowl, cross cut at the top of the potato, and put butter and AJI-NO-MOTO®..

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Glutamate: 30-100mg/100g

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