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Sweet potato croquettes

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  • Sweet potatoes                                                                        3 large potatoes
  • Butter                                                                                      5 oz
  • White or yellow onion, diced                                                 1 medium onion
  • Cinnamon                                                                                1 oz
  • Ground ginger (optional)                                                         1 oz
  • Brown sugar                                                                            ½ c
  • Salt                                                                                          1 TB
  • Curry powder                                                                          1 TB
  • Panko bread crumbs                                                                2 cups
  • Cooking oil                                                                             1 ½  cup                                                         


1. Gather all ingredients

2. Put sweet potatoes on a sheet tray and cook in oven at 375 degrees until fork tender

3. While potatoes are cooking saute diced onions in 3 oz of butter and add curry to onions            once onions are translucent, then set aside and cool

4. Whip sweet potatoes together in mixer with the rest of butter, cinnamon, ginger, brown             sugar, salt, and curried onions

5. Portion potato mixture into 5 oz patties about ¾ to 1 inch thick

6. Lightly bread cakes in panko bread crumbs, and heat 1 c of oil in a saute pan on med-   high heat

7. Saute croquettes in fat for 2-3 minutes on each side until properly browned

8. Finish browned cakes on sheet tray in 350 degree oven for 5 minutes, cool and serve

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