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Sweet Potato And Leek Patties

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Ingredients
  Sweet potato 2 Pound (900 Gram)
  Sunflower oil 4 Teaspoon
  Leeks 2 Medium, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Ginger root piece 2 Inch, finely chopped
  Sweetcorn 7 Ounce, drained (200 Gram)
  Low fat fromage frais 2 Tablespoon (Natural Unsweetened Yogurt)
  Wholemeal flour 2 Ounce (60 Gram)
For ginger sauce
  White wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Caster sugar 2 Teaspoon (Superfine Sugar)
  Red chili 1 , deseeded and chopped
  Fresh root ginger piece 1 Inch, cut into thin strips
  Ginger wine 2 Tablespoon
  Vegetable stock 4 Tablespoon (Use Fresh)
  Cornflour 1 Teaspoon (Or Cornstarch)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the grill or broiler to medium.
2) Peel and cut the potatoes and into 3/4 inch thick pieces.

MAKING
3) In a pan with water, place the potatoes and boil for 10-15 minutes. Drain well and mash, then keep aside to cool.
4) Saute the leeks, garlic and ginger in 2 teaspoon oil for 2-3 minutes. Then stir the leek mixture into the potato with the sweetcorn, seasoning and fromage frais.
5) Mix well and shape into 8 patties then coat with the flour. Allow to chill for 30 minutes.
6) Place the patties on a broiler rack, brush evenly with the oil. Then grill for 5 minutes on each side, until golden. Remove and drain on a kitchen paper.
7) In a pan, combine the vinegar, sugar, chilli and ginger in a pan. Allow to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes, then stir in the ginger wine.
8) Dissolve the cornstarch in the stock and stir into the sauce, then heat thoroughly until thickened.

SERVING
9) Place the patties on the serving plates, spoon over the sauce and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Leek
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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