deep-fried sweet potato sticks coated with sugar
- Serves: 4
- Calories: 201 kcal
- Total Time: 15 m
- Prep: 5 m
- Cook: 10 m
- Japanese: Imo-kenpi
- 10 ounces sweet potato
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon water
- salad oil for deep flying
Peel the sweet potato and cut into sticks of about 1/2 in. square × 2 in. long.
Heat the oil to 340 °F and deep-fry the sweet potato sticks for 7 minutes. Remove and drain.
Mix the water and sugar in a pan and bring to a boil.
Add the potato sticks and mix.
Green tea suits imo-kenpi well. Once you start eating imo-kenpi, you probably cannot stop. Imo-kenpi is very famous in Kochi Prefecture on Shikoku Island in the southern part of Japan.
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