Sweet Potato Fritters

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By Cathy Gillespie
from ARIZONA CITY, AZ

This is a really good side!

serves 6-8
method Deep Fry

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    sweet pototoes, peeled, shredded
  • 3 lg
    eggs
  • 3 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1 sm
    onion, coarsely shredded
  • oil, for frying
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
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How To Make

  • 1
    Spread potatoes and onions on clean dish towel, roll up, twisting towel to extract excess moisture from vegetables.
  • 2
    In a bowl, whisk eggs, flour, salt and pepper until smooth.
  • 3
    In a large skillet, heat 1/4 cup oil over med-hi heat. Add vegetables to batter; mix. Spoon mixture into skillet, allowing heaping tablespoon for each fritter. With the back of the spoon, flatten slightly. Fry, 6 fritters at a time, 4 minutes. Turn, cook 2-4 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Keep warm while frying remaining fritters. Add more oil to skillet, as needed.

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