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Camote Que – Caramelised Sweet Potatoes

Camote cue or camote fritter (Tagalog: Kamote kyu) is a popular snack food in the Philippines made from camote (sweet potato). Slices of sweet potato are coated with brown sugar and then fried to cook the potatoes and to caramelise the sugar. It is one of the most common street foods in the Philippines, along with banana cue and turon.

The term is a portmanteau of “camote” and “barbecue”, the latter in Philippine English refers to meat cooked in a style similar to kebabs. Though served skewered on bamboo sticks, it is not cooked on the stick. The skewer is purely for easier handling as it is usually sold on the streets to passers by.

Camote Que - Caramelised Sweet Potatoes
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup oil
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • ¼ cup dark brown sugar
  • 6 bamboo skewers
Instructions
  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and add the sweet potato slices, one at a time.
  2. Immediately sprinkle brown sugar evenly on the slices.
  3. Cook over medium heat until sweet potatoes are tender for about 8 minutes, stirring constantly.
  4. When the sugar starts to caramelised and form a glaze, stir to coat all of the sweet potato slices.
  5. Drain the excess oil on banana leaves or waxed paper. (Do not use paper towels)
  6. Thread glazed slices on skewers then serve while hot.

 
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