Bunyan's Diabetic Fried Yams

Bunyan's Diabetic Fried Yams Recipe

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Paul Bushay


The idea for this one came from a lady here at Just a Pinch. I tried them and loved them!


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10 Min
1 Hr 15 Min
Pan Fry


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4 medium
fresh yams
1 c
1 c
whole wheat flour
3 Tbsp
herbes de provence
1 Tbsp
sea salt
2 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin

How to Make Bunyan's Diabetic Fried Yams


  • 1Preheat oven to 350
  • 2Wash the yams under running water & pat dry
  • 3Put 'em on a sheet pan
  • 4Bake 'em at 350 for an hour
  • 5Let 'em cool over night
  • 6After they've cooled cut 'em into 1/2 inch slices and set 'em aside
  • 7Put the flour, herbes de provence, and sea salt in a shallow pan and whisk thoroughly to combine
  • 8Put the buttermilk in a bowl
  • 9Put the butter & olive oil in a skillet and get it hot. Ideal temp for frying is 350. If you have a candy thermometer use that to temp the butter & oil
  • 10Dip the sliced yams in the buttermilk then the flour mixture
  • 11Fry 'em in the hot oil until golden brown, about 3 minutes a side
  • 12Drain on a rack or paper towels

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About Bunyan's Diabetic Fried Yams

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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