Fried Sweet Potatoes

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  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: about 20 servings
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1/2 cup sugar

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

8 cups vegetable oil

5 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut crosswise into 1/8-inch thick slices


  1. Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl and mix well. Set aside. Heat the vegetable oil in a very large, deep pot or heat an electric fryer to 360 degrees F. Fry the sweet potatoes, in batches, until golden brown, about 8 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with the cinnamon sugar and se