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Sweet Potato Home Fries

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 5 minutes

Servings: 5


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 peeled and cubed sweet potatoes
  • salt
  • sugar


Preheat oil in large cast iron skillet or deep-fryer.

Place sweet potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and cook until slightly tender, about 10 minutes. Drain the sweet potatoes well in a colander.

Add sweet potatoes to skillet or deep-fryer. Cook undisturbed for 5 to 6 minutes until nice and crisp. Garnish with sugar or salt, to taste.