Sweet Potato Croquettes

This crunchy, creamy Sweet Potato Croquettes Recipe is loaded with healthy ingredients, but tastes like an indulgent, sweet, full-flavor dessert bomb!


  • 1 1/2 cups panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • coconut milk or condensed milk for drizzling just before serving


  • 1 pound sweet potatoes
  • 1 large ripe banana
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons whole wheat flour
  • pinch salt
  • vegetable oil for deep frying


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Put sweet potatoes on a cooking tray and bake for 45 minutes, or until tender. Set aside and let cool to room temperature.
  2. Peel sweet potatoes and add to a large mixing bowl. Add banana and mash until smooth. Add egg, walnuts, flour and salt. Mix well.
  3. Portion about a tablespoon of sweet potato mixture and shape into a ball. Transfer to a plate and repeat until all the mixture has been used.
  4. Put egg in a separate bowl and whisk lightly.
  5. In a separate bowl , add panko breadcrumbs.
  6. One by one, dip sweet potato balls in egg – then coat in breadcrumbs.
  7. Heat oil to 350°F and add a few croquettes at a time. Fry for about 4-5 minutes, until golden brown.
  8. Remove from oil and drain on a paper towel.
  9. Serve drizzled with a little coconut milk or condensed milk.


This Sweet Potato Croquettes Recipe is:
Low in sodium
High in manganese
High in potassium
High in vitamin C


Keywords: recipe, snack

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