Sweet Potato Fritters with Pear Coulis

Sweet Potato Fritters

Recipe: Sweet Potato Fritters with Pear Coulis
  • 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and coarsely shredded
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mace
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  1. Wrap sweet potatoes in clean dish towel; wring to remove excess moisture.
  2. In bowl, combine sweet potatoes with remaining ingredients except oil; blend well. Heat oil in large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Spoon heaping tablespoonfuls of batter into skillet, flattening with back of spoon. Cook until golden on both sides, turning after about 4 minutes.
  4. Remove to paper towels to drain. Repeat with remaining batter.
  5. Serve with Pear Coulis (recipe follows).
  6. To make Pear Coulis: In bowl, combine 2 chopped ripe pears, 1/4 cup raisins, 1/2 cup orange marmalade and 1 tablespoon finely chopped crystallized ginger.


Number of servings (yield): 6