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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
2 hrs 20 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, cover the sweet potato batons with cold water and let them stand for 2 hours.

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  • In a large pot, heat 4 inches of vegetable oil to 300°. Drain the sweet potato batons and pat thoroughly dry with paper towels. Working in batches, fry the sweet potatoes until softened but not browned, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined platter to drain and cool.

  • Heat the vegetable oil to 350°. Fry the sweet potatoes again until golden, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined platter to drain. Sprinkle with furikake and salt and serve immediately.

Notes

Furikake is a Japanese seasoning of dried chiles, nori and sesame that's available at Asian markets. You can substitute chile powder.

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