Sweet Potato Cakes With Tomato & Soy Sauce

Recipe by Enjolinfam
READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 12 cakes




  • To make the Soy & Tomato Sauce, heat the oil in a wok and stir-fry the garlic and ginger for about 1 minute.
  • Add the tomatoes and stir-fry for another 2 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the soy sauce, lime juice, and cilantro. Set aside and keep warm.
  • Peel the sweet potatoes and grate finely (you can do this quickly with a food processor). Place the garlic, chile, and cilantro in a mortar and crush with a pestle to a smooth paste. Stir in the soy cauce with the garlic, chili, and cilantro and mix in the sweet potatoes.
  • Divide the mixture into 12 equal portions. Dip into flour and pat into a flat, round patty shape.
  • Heat a shallow pool of oil in a wide skillet. Cook the sweet potato patties over a high heat until they are golden, turning them once.
  • Drain the cooked patties on paper towels and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve while still hot, with a spoonful of the Soy & Tomato Sauce.