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Sweet Potato Fritters

Easy Sweet Potato Fritters with Mango Salsa & Honey Lime Sour Cream

These Sweet Potato Fritters are so easy and delicious I could eat them every day of the week! A little sweet, a little spicy and a whole lot of delicious!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 330kcal
Author Nicole Crocker


For the Sweet Potato Fritters

  • 4 Cups Sweet Potato ,Grated (about 2 medium sweet potatoes)
  • 2 Large Eggs ,scrambled
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 Tablespoons All-purpose flour ,or gluten free substitute to make gluten free
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper ,optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-2 Tablespoons Coconut oil or olive oil for cooking

For the Honey Lime Sour Cream

  • 1 Cup Sour cream
  • Juice and zest from half of a lime
  • 1-2 Tablespoons Honey ,depending on how sweet you like it


For the Sweet Potato Fritters

  • In a large bowl,mix grated sweet potatoes with eggs, honey, flour, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper. 
  • Heat oil over medium low heat in a large skillet. 
  • Drop spoonfuls of sweet potato mixture into heated skillet about an inch apart. Brown  for 2-3 minutes and turn over. Brown other side for 2-3 minutes and remove to plate. 
  • Watch carefully and adjust temperature as needed. (I browned my first batch a little too much. I started on medium heat but needed to reduce to medium low)
  • You can keep these in a warm oven while you cook each batch until you're ready to serve. 

Recipe for Mango Salsa


Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 445mg | Potassium: 563mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 19415IU | Vitamin C: 3.7mg | Calcium: 117mg | Iron: 1.5mg