Sweet Potato Fritters with Sweet & Spicy Sauce

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INGREDIENTS
FOR THE FRITTERS:
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1 tsp grated ginger root
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup + 1 TBSP all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground fennel
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt, plus more for after frying
  • peanut or coconut oil for frying

FOR THE SAUCE:
  • 3 TBSP mayonnaise
  • 1 TBSP honey
  • 1 TBSP sriracha sauce

INSTRUCTIONS
FOR THE FRITTERS:
  1. Wash, peel, and grate sweet potato using the coarse section of a grater.
  2. Grate ginger using a fine grater or microplane.
  3. Place grated sweet potato, grated ginger, and egg in a medium to large mixing bowl. Add the flour, cinnamon, fennel, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Mix together thoroughly.
  4. Heat a shallow frying pan over medium heat for 2 - 3 minutes.
  5. Add oil to the hot pan so that it is about 1/4" deep.
  6. Shape fritters into patties about 1/2" deep and 2 - 3 inches across.
  7. Gently place fritters in oil, ensuring they are not touching each other or the sides of the pan.
  8. Fry for 2 -3 minutes on each side, adjusting time to achieve a light golden brown surface.