Foodie Tuesday – Going local with Kamote (Sweet Potato) Fries

One cloudy afternoon I went to my nephew’s school to fetch him. I was a bit early so I decided to sit around and watch all the kids going by. I saw this one kid eating something that looked like french fries. But at a closer view it was covered in what seemed like caramel. That was when I realized that it was the Kamote (Sweet Potato) Fries sold at the canteen.

Unluckily for me, they were all out when I decided to buy some while waiting. So I decided to make my own version. Here is my version:

Ingredients:

Kamote (Sweet Potato)

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Brown Sugar

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1) Peel sweet potatoes and cut into strips.

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2) Deep fry sweet potatoes for 2-3 minutes or until golden.

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3) Dry fried sweet potatoes on a paper towel.

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4) Roll on to brown sugar.

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5) Fry again until sugar caramelizes. (TIP: Add additional sugar in the oil to ensure a good coat of caramelized sugar.)

And now we have our very own Kamote (Sweet Potato) Fries! I’m hooked (too bad I’m on a diet)! Try it now!

YUMMY!

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(Sorry for the blurry pic! I didn’t realize it was blurry up until I published this post. It was too late to retake the pic, the fries were long gone! Hehe

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