Spicy Sweet Potato Poppers #SP5

Total Time
1hr 4mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 4 mins

Official Contest Entry: Simply Potatoes 5Fix. These bite-size appetizers are perfect for a crowd! Simply Potatoes Mashed Sweet Potatoes are combined with a spicy Monterey jack cheese, and coated in crispy panko bread crumbs, then fried until golden brown. Sweet, creamy and crispy...they will be a hit with your family and friends!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine mashed sweet potatoes and pepper jack cheese. Mix well.
  2. Using wet hands, form into popper shape, like small footballs about 1.5 inches long. Wet hands often to reduce sticking.
  3. Dip poppers into beaten eggs, then roll in panko bread crumbs to coat. Place coated poppers on a large plate.
  4. Place poppers into the fridge to chill for 30 minutes.
  5. Heat oil in a deep, heavy pot over medium-high heat to 350 degrees F. Carefully drop poppers into the hot oil. Fry in batches until golden brown, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  6. Remove with a slotted spoon, and drain on paper towels. Stick a toothpick into each popper and serve hot.