Nauru Sweet Potato Fries

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Nauru
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 225 kcal
Author International Cuisine


  • 2 lb sweet potatoes peeled and cut into fries
  • oil for frying
  • salt to season
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water


  1. in a bowl mix together the cornstarch and water to make a slurry.
  2. Dip the pieces of sweet potato into the slurry to coat them well. A ziploc bag works well for this too.
  3. Heat your oil up in a deep fryer to 350 degrees or a frying pan is fine too.
  4. cook the sweet potatoes putting them in the hot oil one by one so they do not stick together.
  5. Remove when they just start to turn brown.
  6. Let them cool for about 10 minutes and fry them again this time the oil should be at 375 and cook them quicker for just a minute or two until golden.
  7. Sprinkle with salt an serve with some ketchup
Nutrition Facts
Nauru Sweet Potato Fries
Amount Per Serving
Calories 225
% Daily Value*
Sodium 125mg 5%
Potassium 764mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 52g 17%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 9g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 643.5%
Vitamin C 6.6%
Calcium 6.8%
Iron 7.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.