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Fried Yam Sticks

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  Yam 1 Medium
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon

On baking sheet bake yam at 400°F until just tender, 35 to 40 minutes (do not overbake); let yam cool, then peel and discard skin.
Cut potato into 2 x 1/4-inch sticks; weigh 6 ounces (any remaining yam can be frozen for use at another time).
In 9-inch skillet combine margarine and oil and heat until margarine is bubbly and hot; add yam sticks and cook over medium heat, turning frequently with pancake turner, until crispy outside and tender inside.
Serve sprinkled with salt.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 280 Calories from Fat 47

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g8.2%

Saturated Fat 0.72 g3.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 502.5 mg20.9%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.6%

Dietary Fiber 8.2 g32.8%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 3 g6.1%

Vitamin A 5.5% Vitamin C 57%

Calcium 3.4% Iron 6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fried Yam Sticks Recipe