Gingered sweet-potato fritters

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
\N \N A; (1/2-pound) sweet
\N \N ; potato
1½ teaspoon Minced peeled fresh gingerroot
2 teaspoons Fresh lemon juice
¼ teaspoon Dried hot red pepper flakes
¼ teaspoon Salt
1 large Egg
5 tablespoons All-purpose flour
\N \N Vegetable oil for deep-frying

Peel and grate coarse the sweet potato. In a food processor chop fine the grated sweet potato with the gingerroot, the lemon juice, the red pepper flakes, and the salt, add the egg and the flour, and blend the mixture well. In a large saucepan heat 1½ 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 in batches, and fry the fritters, turning them, for 2 minutes, or until they are golden. Transfer the fritters to paper towels to drain.

Makes about 18 small fritters, serves 9 as an hors d'oeuvre.

Gourmet January 1993

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