Sweet potato, chicken and bulgur wheat nuggets

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes

Serves: 6

 

For the nuggets

250g SpinneysFOOD Beauregard Sweet Potatoes

1 garlic clove

50g bulgur wheat

90ml water

450g SpinneysFOOD Everyday Chicken Mince

1 tbsp SpinneysFOOD Crushed Chilli

1 tsp onion powder

1 tsp smoked paprika

1 tsp salt

1 large egg

2L Spinneys FOOD Pure Sunflower Oil

100g cake flour


Process

1 Grate the sweet potatoes and garlic.

2 Cook the bulgur wheat by placing it in a saucepan with the water. Bring to a simmer, then cover and cook over a low heat until tender – approx. 5 minutes.

3 Remove from the heat and allow to stand, covered, for 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork. 

4 Place the grated sweet potato, bulgur, chicken mince, chilli flakes, onion powder, paprika, salt and whisked egg together in a large bowl and mix well.

5 Take tablespoonfuls of mixture and using your hands, form the nuggets into 2½cm-thick oval shapes. 

6 Heat a large pot of vegetable oil to 180°C.

7 Place the cake flour in a large bowl, for coating.

8 Dip the nuggets in the flour and immediately drop them in the hot oil and fry in batches until golden and crisp – approx. 5 minutes. Repeat with the remaining nuggets.

9 Serve hot with any dipping sauce.

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