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Fried Sweet Potatoes or Plantains Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ayse Mitchell, Gold Room Teacher, TTU CDL
Added: Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Peanut, soybean, or safflower oil for deep frying
Sweet potatoes or ripe plantains

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oil in a heavy saucepan until it' s very hot, but not smoking, about 350 degrees. Slice the sweet potatoes or peeled plantains into 1/4 inch rounds. Fry the slices, a few at a time until they are golden and crisp on the outside but still soft on the inside.
Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Usually fried sweet potatoes of plantains are just sprinkled with salt or with hot sauce and salt. Sometimes they are covered with cayenne and/or powdered ginger before frying. For sweet snacks, they are sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon or topped with chocolate sauce.

 

 

 

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