Sugar coated sweet potatoes

Sugar coated sweet potatoes is a Chinese sweet food, looks like silk. If you are searching for a hearty side dish to complement your holiday dinner, Sugar coated sweet potatoes offer the perfect solution.

Features of Sugar coated sweet potatoes: Golden yellow in color, crispy outside and soft inside, the potatoes display long golden threads as they are being picked up. It taste both Sweet and crispy.

Antinutritional Factors of sweet potatoes

Although sweet potatoes may be part of the Thanksgiving tradition, be sure to add these wonderful naturally sweet vegetables to your meals throughout the year; they are some of the most nutritious vegetables around. Nutritionally, sweet potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin A and a good source of potassium and vitamin C,  B6, riboflavin, copper, pantothetic acid and folic acid. When buying sweet potatoes, choose firm ones with no cracks or bruises.

Sugar coated sweet potatoes

Ingredients for Sugar coated sweet potatoes:

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300 grams (0.66 lb) sweet potatoes (be sure that sweet potatoes is not potatoes)
10 grams (2 tsp) water
150 grams (0.33 lb) sugar
100 grams (0.22 lb) dry cornstarch
500 grams (1 cup) cooking oil (only 1/5 to be consumed)

Steps to cook Sugar coated sweet potatoes:

1, Peel the sweet potatoes and cut them into cubes, 1 to 2 cm (0.4-0.8 inch) wide and 2 to 4 cm (0.8-1.6 inches) long. Mix in dry cornstarch to entirely coat the cubes.

2, Heat the oil to about 180-200ºC (355-390ºF). Deep-fry the potatoes to a golden yellow color. Take them out and drain off the oil.

3, Put the water and sugar in a wok and cook on a low fire. When the sugar turns yellow and bubbles, quickly put in the deep-fried sweet potato pieces and keep stirring and turning so that the syrup is evenly coated on the potatoes. Place in a pot which has been previously spread with some cooked oil.

4, Now serve hot.Put along the dish next to a bowl of cold water. To eat, just pick up a piece of potato and dip in the cold water to prevent scorching of the mouth,and also make it non-stick teeth.

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One Response to “Sugar coated sweet potatoes”

  1. Wow. Thanks for posting this article. I learned a lot in reading your post. Thanks for giving tips and sharing the recipe. I want to make this one too. Good job!

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