Fried Sweet Potatoes with an African Style Dip

This dish is great served as an appetizer when entertaining guests.

  • 5 sweet potatoes
  • 1 tbsp Tomato paste
  • 1 chicken stock cube ( or a vegetable stock cube if vegetarian )
  • 2 Red Scotch Bonnet chili peppers or any other red chili that you prefer
  • 1 Red onion, peeled
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped (extra)
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil

Peel and cut the sweet potatoes into wedges. Keep them in some water until needed. In the meantime, make the dip by processing the red onion, tomatoes, red pepper until smooth. Fry the finely chopped onions with the vegetable oil. When translucent, add the processed mixture, keep stirring. When it thickens, add the tomato paste and the chicken stick cube. Simmer for 10 minutes. Deep fry the sweet potatoes and serve with the dip.

Serves 6