Kamote Cue, Camote cue or Sweet Potato Fritters is a very popular snack food / street food in the Philippines; it is made out of deep fried Sweet Potatoes/Kumara coated with caramelized brown sugar. The word came from combining two words Kamote (Sweet Potato) and Cue (to skewer), similar to barbecue and banana cue that’s why during the past this was served in bamboo skewers but they started to serve it now like french fries where sweet potatoes are sliced like chunky style potatoes and is placed in brown paper bag.
A very delicious street snack that I guess will be easily enjoyed by everyone specially those who have that sweet tooth.
4 large pieces of sweet potatoes / kumara
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup cooking oil
pinch of salt
- Heat oil in pan then add sweet potatoes. Deep fry for 2 minutes.
- Pour in the sugar and wait until it caramelizes, once the sugar melts give it a good mix so that the sweet potato pieces will be coated with the melted sugar.
- Using a slotted spoon, remove sweet potato pieces, cool in a wire rack then serve.