Slithering sweet potato snakes

Have slithering good fun, turning basic sweet potatoes into potato snakes. These potato snakes are perfect for getting the kids involved and make a great Halloween snack.

This recipe was created by Luke Willcox - New Product Development team.

SEASON

Autumn/Halloween

COMPLEXITY

Simple

PREPARATION TIME

30 minutes

COOKING TIME

15-20 minutes

SERVES

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 750g sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 200g rolled oats, finely ground
  • 1 egg
  • 12 pumpkin seeds

For the dip

  • 150g soured cream
  • 50g mayonnaise
  • 50g sweet chilli dipping sauce, or to taste
  • Pinch chilli flakes

Method

1
Preheat the oven to 200ºC / 180ºC fan / gas mark 6. Lightly oil a baking tray.
2
Boil the sweet potato chunks in salted water for about 10 minutes, or until tender.
3
Drain and allow to steam dry for a few minutes until cool enough to handle. Place into a tea towel and squeeze out as much moisture as you can.
4
Mash the sweet potato then combine with the ground oats and the egg. Divide the dough into 4 pieces, then roll each into a long snake. Shape it slightly thicker at one end for the head and press on 2 pumpkin seeds for the eyes and 1 for the tongue.
5
Use a knife to mark scales on its back, then shape into a zig zag, and place on to the baking tray and bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until cooked through.
6
To make the dip, combine the ingredients together and serve alongside the snakes. Serve warm or when cooled.

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