Kalingking(Sweet Potato Fritters)

Filipino Style Recipe: Kalingking or sweet potato fritters is another typical Filipino meryenda(mid-afternoon snack). Kalingking is normally consists of sweet potato(kamote) cut into strips then dipped in a combination of flour, milk, salt and sugar then deep fried until golden brown. Kalingking is similar to maruya or banana fritters.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 30-40 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

1 kilo sweet potato(kamote), cut into short strips
3 cup flour
1 cup milk or water
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt(optional)
oil for frying

Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt and milk. Mix well then dip sweet potato until well coated.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil and deep fry the sweet potato(dipped in batter) until golden brown and crispy.
2. Drain then serve then sprinkle with sugar.