Recipe courtesy of Todd Porter and Diane Cu

Sweet Potato Pancakes

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Potatoes in almost any shape or form are an edible treat because they're so versatile and loved. To start the sweet potato season, a favorite snack or side dish we love to indulge in is Sweet Potato Pancakes (fritters).
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Using paper towels, extract as much moisture as possible from the grated sweet potatoes.
  2. In a large bowl, combine sweet potatoes, onion, garlic, flour, salt, pepper and eggs. Stir until thoroughly combined. 
  3. In a large saute pan, pour enough oil to fill pan 1/4-inch deep. Heat over medium-high heat to 375 degrees F. 
  4. When oil is hot, in 1/4 cup portions, spoon sweet potato mix into oil, flattening with the back of a spatula to form a pancake. Repeat to fill pan comfortably in a single layer. Cook until golden on one side (approximately 2 minutes), then flip and cook other side until golden. 
  5. Remove from pan and drain on paper towels. Repeat cooking steps 4 and 5 until pancake mix is used up. If necessary, keep sweet potato pancakes covered in a 300 degree F oven until serving time.

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