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Gingered Sweet-Potato Fritters Recipe - Printable Version

Serves 2



1. Peel and grate coarse the sweet potato.
2. In a food processor chop fine the grated sweet potato with the gingerroot, the lemon juice, the red pepper flakes, an d the salt, add the egg and the flour, and blend the mixture well.
3. In a large saucepan heat 1 1/2 inches of the oil over moderately high heat to 360F on a deep-fat thermometer, drop tablespoons of the sweet-potato mixture into the oil i n batches, and fry the fritters, turning them, for 2 minutes, or until they are golden.
4. Transfer the fritters to paper towels to drain.
5. Makes about 18 small fritters, serving 2 as an hors d'oeuvre or 9 as an appetizer.