Sweet Potato Croquettes

Sweet Potato Croquettes
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  • 40 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 Servings
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Sweet potato croquettes are made with sweet potatoes and butter and egg, then deep fried.

What You'll Need

  • 2 cups/4 medium sweet potatoes (mashed)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 package fine dry bread crumbs (plain)
  • 1 egg (slightly beaten)
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Oil (for deep frying)

How to Make It

  1. Combine mashed sweet potatoes, butter, salt, pepper, and brown sugar; beat until smooth and well blended. Chill thoroughly.
  2. Shape chilled mixture into croquettes.
  3. Mix slightly beaten egg with water in a bowl. 
  4. Put the fine bread crumbs in another bowl.
  5. Dip sweet potato croquettes into crumbs, then into beaten egg mixture, then in crumbs again.
  6. Fry in hot deep fat, about 370 F, until croquettes are golden brown. Drain well. Serves 4.

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    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 221
    Total Fat 8 g
    Saturated Fat 4 g
    Unsaturated Fat 2 g
    Cholesterol 67 mg
    Sodium 114 mg
    Carbohydrates 34 g
    Dietary Fiber 3 g
    Protein 5 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)