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Soy Sauce Roasted Kabocha

A simple sweet and savory side dish of soy sauce flavored roasted Kabocha (Japanese pumpkin).
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4
Calories: 116kcal
Author: Trang


  • 1/2 a medium kabocha about 1.5 lbs
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon sake
  • 1 tablespoon roasted sesame seed


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Scoop out the seeds and cut off the rind. Cut into smaller wedges, about 1.5” – 2” pieces.
  • Mix soy sauce, olive oil, sake and sesame seed in a bowl.
  • Toss kabocha with the soy sauce mixture and pour into a roasting pan/baking dish.
  • Bake for 20 – 30 minutes until tender. Check at the 20 minutes mark and turn the pieces over to get evenly brown if necessary/desired.


You could use pumpkin or butternut squash for this recipe as well.


Serving: 197g | Calories: 116kcal