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                       Gingered Sweet-Potato Fritters
 
 Recipe By     : Gourmet magazine January 1993
 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : To Post                          Gourmet Magazine & Web
                 Appetizers & Hors d'Oeuvres      Potatoes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  pound         sweet potato
    1 1/2  teaspoons     minced peeled fresh gingerroot
    2      teaspoons     fresh lemon juice
      1/4  teaspoon      dried hot red pepper flakes
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
    1      large         egg
    5      tablespoons   all-purpose flour
                         vegetable oil -- for deep-frying
 
 Peel and grate coarse the sweet potato.  In a food processor chop fine the grat
 ed sweet potato with the gingerroot, the lemon juice, the red pepper flakes, an
 d the salt, add the egg and the flour, and blend the mixture well.  In a large 
 saucepan heat 1 1/2 inches of the oil over moderately high heat to 360øF on a de
 ep-fat thermometer, drop tablespoons of the sweet-potato mixture into the oil i
 n batches, and fry the fritters, turning them, for 2 minutes, or until they are
  golden.  Transfer the fritters to paper towels to drain.
 
 Makes about 18 small fritters, serving 2 as an hors d'oeuvre.
 
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