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Jamaican Sweet Potato Fritters Recipe

Sweet Potato Fritters – Jamaican Recipes

Sweet Potato fritters are an easy recipe to make. It is a delicious way to use up your mashed sweet potatoes. They are a fabulous as an accompaniment to Jerk Chicken and a salad. Alone the sweet potato mixture provides a surprisingly tasty snacking experience. Check out our Sweet Potato Fritters recipe


  • 2 cups cooked sweet potato
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 medium onion, chopped fine
  • 2 teaspoons nutmeg
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 1 scallion
  • Water
  • Oil for frying

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  1. Combine the cooked sweet potato with the flour, baking powder, onion, thyme, nutmeg, scallion, egg and salt.
  2. Add enough water to the dry ingredients to make a soft dough.
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan.
  4. Drop by spoonfuls into the heated oil.
  5. Fry on each side until brown.
  6. Drain fritters on absorbent paper.
  7. Serve hot.

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