Fried Sweet Potatoes

Fried Sweet Potatoes


"Blanched sweet potatoes are sliced and fried in melted butter and brown sugar. Simple to make and will always disappear."


25 m servings 398 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 398 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 11.7 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 74.2g
  • 24%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 132 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add peeled sweet potatoes, and boil for about 4 minutes. Remove from water, and cut into 1/2 inch slices.
  2. Melt butter in a large frying pan over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar until dissolved, adding more butter if necessary. Add sweet potatoes, and fry until golden brown and fork tender, turning occasionally. Serve hot.
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  1. 87 Ratings


Boiled potatoes longer (10 minutes). Sliced into fries and spread onto baking pan coated with Pam Spray. Mixed melted butter and brown sugar and spread over potatoes, stirring around. Sprinkle...

These were soooo good. I used I can't believe it's not butter and boiled the sweet potatoes for 10 min (they were large). I will be making this again soon. Thank you

I tried these tonight cause my husband was wanting some sweet potatoe french fries. Well the recipe turned out to be the texture of baked sweet potatoes. I made two batches the first batch was a...

Great recipe with some modifications. I peeled and sliced my potatoes before boiling for 5-6 min. While they were draining I melted 1 stick butter in the pan and added 1/2 onion sliced thinly,...

I cannot say anything about this particular recipe. However while growing up, I am from Texas. My mother always just peeled and cut the sweet potatoes into round slices and then just steam fried...

Loved it! Great comfort food. My family really liked it too. I need to mention however, if you are looking for french fry type fries - this is not the recipe for you. As others have mentione...

I will be making this often as a quick and easy way to fix sweet potatoes for my family. We loved this so much we could easily have eaten three times the amount I prepared! TIP: I sliced the ...

There is no need to blanch the sweet potaoes. Peel, cut them into rounds about 1/4 inch-to 1/2 inch thick. Melt 1 stick of butter over medium heat, arrange the potaoes, then put about 3/4 cup o...

I was raised having my sweet potatoes done this way for the Hollidays.And for a change now and again I would sprinkle on some Pecans and mini marshmellows just before they are done so the nuts w...