Bacon and sweet potato rosti

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  • These will help to soak up any cocktails. They’ll disappear quickly!

    These will help to soak up any cocktails. They’ll disappear quickly!

    Makes 24
    Takes 35mins

    Ingredients:

    350g (12oz) sweet potato
    3tbps crème fraiche, plus extra to serve
    5tbsp plain flour
    1 egg, lightly beaten
    4tbsp olive oil
    4 rashers streaky bacon
    sweet chilli sauce, to serve
    3tbsp chopped chives

    Method:
    1. Peel and grate the sweet potato and place in a bowl with the crème fraiche, plain flour and egg, season well.
    2. Heat the oil in a pan. Drop teaspoon amounts of the mixture into the hot oil and fry for 2-3mins on each side. Remove, drain on kitchen paper and keep warm.
    3. In the same pan, fry the bacon until crisp then roughly chop. Top each rosti with a dollop of crème fraiche, a little bacon, some sweet chilli sauce and chopped chives. Serve up whilst still warm.

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