Southern Deep-Fried Sweet Potatoes

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Total Time
20 mins
5 mins

This is the way I always eat these. We don't like them overloaded with sugar--just a sprinkle of salt and sugar makes them just right.

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  1. Drop potatoes in boiling water covered by 3 to 4 inches. Remove before they are thoroughly cooked (about 15 to 20 minutes). Cool potatoes and then peel. And cut into pieces 2 inches long and 1/2 inch thick.
  2. Heat oil to 375°F
  3. Put the potatoes in oil a few at a time and cook until light and brown; remove and drain well. Sprinkle with salt and sugar.