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“Sweet potato fries are a Southern boy’s soul food. The combination of cinnamon, spices, and sweet potato make this recipe one to die for. It’s that good.”
3 largesweet potatoes, skinned and cut into 1/4 inch thick fries
10 cupswater, refrigerated
2 tablespoonswhite corn syrup
1⁄3 cupwhite vinegar
lard (for frying)
2 teaspoonsbrown sugar
1⁄2 teaspoondried mustard
1⁄2 teaspoonchili powder
1⁄2 teaspooncayenne pepper
1⁄2 teaspooncelery salt
Add water, sugar, corn syrup, and vinegar to a large pot. I use spring water. Combine thoroughly. Skin potatoes and cut into 1/4 inch thick fries (or thicker if desired). Add potatoes to pot. Place in fridge. Allow to marinate for 1 hour.
In a bowl or ziploc bag, combine seasoning ingredients. Mix thoroughly. Pour into a salt shaker or an empty seasoning bottle. Set aside.
Heat deep fryer to 325 degrees. Add fries and fry for 2-3 minutes. Remove, pat dry, and using a sheet pan or large bowl, place them in the refrigerator.
Heat deep fryer to 375 degrees. Remove fries from freezer and place into basket. Over the sink, toss and season fries with seasoning. Fry fries for 3 minutes. Remove. Pat dry. Season to taste with seasoning.