Sweet Potato Fritters with Peanut Dipping Sauce


In a large bowl combine the first 6 ingredients; stir in sweet potatoes. Whisk together buttermilk and eggs. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moistened. Pour oil to a depth of 1 inch into a deep cast-iron skillet. Pre-heat oven to 350 °F. Drop batter, in batches, by rounded tablespoonful’s into hot oil, and fry 1 ½ minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain fritters well on paper towels, and serve immediately with peanut dipping sauce.

Peanut Dipping Sauce
Process the first 5 ingredients in a food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down the side. With the processor running, add ¼ cup water in a slow steady stream through the food chute, and process mixture until smooth.

Nutrition information per serving:
Calories: 149
Calories from Fat: 38
Fat: 4g
Trans fats: 0
Cholesterol: 25mg
Carbohydrate: 23g
Protein: 4g
Fiber: 1.4g
Sodium: 326mg

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