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Surimi and Sweet Potato Cakes

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Free Style

Description

Surimi and Sweet Potato Cakes is a simple fritters made out of surimi and sweet potatoes served in a spicy hot vinegar dip, a great replacement for ukoy


Ingredients

Scale
  • 500g surimi
  • 1 1/2 cup sweet potatoes, chopped thinly or grated
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 freshly ground black pepper
  • oil (for frying)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 pcs birds eye chillies, chopped

Instructions

  1. In a deep bowl mix together flour, corn flour, eggs, garlic, water, fish sauce and pepper. Mix well and make sure it’s free of lumps.
  2. Now add the sweet potatoes and surimi, mix well.
  3. In a pan, add oil enough for deep frying but letting patty settle down flat on the pan. Now using a scoop, spoon out surimi batter and place in pan like mini pancakes, frying each side for around 2 minutes each.
  4. Once fritters are cooked place on a paper tower to drain excess fat.
  5. Prepare the vinegar dip by combining garlic, red onion, sugar, white vinegar, water, soy sauce and birds eye chillies together