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Sweet Potato Latkes

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Chef Maxwell shows a simple and easy sweet potato latke recipe. This is the simples form but can be made with many variations by adding more ingredients like apple and potato.
  Sweet potatoes 3 Medium, grated
  Eggs 2 Large, slightly beaten
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely sliced
  Cooking oil/Butter 2 Tablespoon
For the creme fraiche
  Whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
For garnishing
  Chives 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped

1. For the Creme Fraiche: In a sauce pan, add and combine the whipping cream with the sour cream and heat the mixture on low heat for 10 minutes or until it is thickened. Once done, set it aside to cool.
2. Once the mixture is cooled, transfer it into a bowl and refrigerate it for 30 minutes before serving.

3. In a bowl, add and combine the sweet potato with black pepper, salt and some flour. Mix until well combined.
4. Stir in the green onion and mix well.
5. Add the eggs and mix until well incorporated.
6. In a saucepan on medium high, heat butter, add some of the sweet potato mixture and spread it evenly in a circular shape in the pan. Cook this for about 5 minutes on both sides until golden brown.
7. Once done, transfer the potato pancake onto a plate and get ready to serve.

8. Serve these potato pancakes hot with a dollop of Creme Fraiche, sprinkled with chives.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Frying Pan
Sweet Potato
Preparation Time: 
80 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes
Have you ever tried to make latke with sweet potato or yam? Look at this wonderful video that shows a simple and easy sweet potato latke recipe. Make this wonderful recipe for breakfast or top with crème fraiche or sour cream and serve as a great lunch along with fried fish or roasted chicken.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1572 Calories from Fat 918

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 103 g158.6%

Saturated Fat 47.3 g236.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 648.5 mg216.2%

Sodium 1495 mg62.3%

Total Carbohydrates 128 g42.5%

Dietary Fiber 16 g63.9%

Sugars 31.4 g

Protein 26 g52.6%

Vitamin A 1341.1% Vitamin C 61.2%

Calcium 42.1% Iron 39.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sweet Potato Latkes Recipe Video