Recipes and Cooking Sweet Potato Fritters with Yogurt Chive Dipping Sauce Similar to hush puppies, this sweet potato fritters recipe is light on the inside and crispy on the outside. Serve with yogurt dip on the side for dunking and prepare to watch them disappear in a flash. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on December 20, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 25 mins Cook Time: 2 mins Total Time: 27 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 35 fritters Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (2 1/2 cups) 1 egg ¼ cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoon butter 1 cup all-purpose flour ⅓ cup fine dry bread crumbs 2 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt Vegetable oil for deep-fat frying 1 recipe Yogurt-Chive Dipping Sauce Yogurt-Chive Dipping Sauce 1 6 ounce carton plain low-fat yogurt 1 tablespoon snipped fresh chives 1 clove garlic, minced salt ground black pepper Directions In a covered large saucepan cook sweet potatoes in enough boiling water to cover for 12 to 15 minutes or until very tender. Drain and cool slightly. In a food processor combine sweet potatoes, egg, brown sugar, and butter. Cover and process until smooth. In small bowl stir together flour, bread crumbs, baking powder, and salt. Add flour mixture to sweet potato mixture. Cover and process just until combined. In a deep-fat fryer or large heavy saucepan heat 1 inch oil to 350°F. For each fritter, drop 1 tablespoon of batter into hot oil. Fry, a few at a time, about 2 minutes or until fritters are golden, turning once. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Serve warm with Yogurt-Chive Dipping Sauce. Yogurt-Chive Dipping Sauce In a small bowl combine yogurt, chives, and garlic. Season to taste with salt and ground black pepper. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 53 Calories 2g Fat 7g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 53 % Daily Value * Total Fat 2g 3% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 8mg 3% Sodium 65mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 7g 3% Total Sugars 2g Protein 1g Calcium 20.2mg 2% Iron 0.4mg 2% Potassium 40mg 1% Folate, total 8.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.