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Marilyn’s Sweet Potato Pancakes

Posted September 3rd, 2010 @ 10:27am
  • 1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and shredded
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1 large fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • Sour cream
  • Fresh cilantro sprigs
 In a bowl, toss together the shredded potatoes, onion and jalapeno.Whisk the flour into the eggs and season with salt and pepper.Heat about 1/2” oil in a large non-stick skillet and drop the mixture by teaspoonsful into the hot oil.  Brown on one side, turn and brown on second side.  Remove to drain on paper towels.  Place on a baking sheet and keep warm in a 250 º F. oven until ready to serve.Serve topped with a small dollop of sour cream and a sprig of cilantro.

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