“Here is a recipe with a video of my friend Linda making her famous Fried Sweet Potatoes.  NOT Sweet Potato Fries! It’s  Fried Sweet Potatoes!  LOL These are a family favorite and so delicious!  The ingredients are simple and so is her technique.     Enjoy!”


  • Sweet potatoes
  • Sugar
  • Oil, for frying


  • 1.    Wash and peel the sweet potatoes. Cut them lengthwise into thick chunks.
  • 2.    Boil them in covered water until almost fork tender. Drain.
  • 3.    Slice the chunks lengthwise into thick,  ½-inch pieces.
  • 4.    Sprinkle a generous amount of sugar on top of each slice.  Turn the slice over and sprinkle that side with sugar as well.
  • 5.    Place the slices into a pan that has at least a 1/2- inch of  heated oil.
  • 6.    These are best fried on top of the stove in a cast iron pan.  But you can fry them in any skillet.  I would not do these in a deep fryer.  They are delicate and might fall apart.
  • 7.    When the bottoms of the slices are browned, flip the slices over to cook the other side.
  • 8.    Remove the fried sweet potato slices with a slotted spatula and place them in an aluminum foil-lined plate.  



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