Macau deep fried yam fritters recipe

Crispy fried yam with pepper sauce (dundun) is a delicious savory dish that can be served as a starter or side. With a few simple ingredients you’ll be serving this delicious dish in no time!


This dish was easy to make & even easier khổng lồ eat! This is a fun recipe that can bring the whole family together khổng lồ make something simple. Fried yam with pepper sauce can be the perfect snack or a side addition lớn a meaty or fishy main course. The options are endless!

How lớn Make Fried Yam

There are a few different ways that you can enjoy traditional Nigerian Dundun. The two most popular methods of preparing a crispy side lượt thích this are by frying the yam. Alternatively, you can bake yam in the oven if you want a healthier alternative. However, this is not the traditional way to lớn prepare this dish. Let’s look at what some of the differences are between the three methods:

Method 1:

Peel wash & chop the yam. Then, soak yam pieces in water for 5 minutes. Heat oil in a saucepan or a deep fryer & fry the yam pieces for a few minutes. Then, add 3-7 tbsp of salted water to lớn the saucepan và cook until golden yellow (see photo). The amount of water you địa chỉ will depend on how much yam fries you are frying. Adding water to the oil ensures that the yam fries cook on the inside và not just the outside.

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This is the quickest method. However, it can be difficult lớn know when the yam is cooked enough on the inside. To demo whether the yam fries are cooked, remove one from the oil và poke a fork into it. If it slides through easily then it is done.

Method 2:

Peel, wash and chop the yam. Then, địa chỉ cửa hàng the yam pieces to lớn a saucepan and pour in enough water khổng lồ cover the yam. Showroom salt lớn taste và cook for 7-10 minutes. Once the yam has been cooked drain out the water and deep fry the yam for 5- 7 minutes or until the yam is golden yellow.

This method takes a bit longer than the previous method because you must parboil the yam before frying. However, parboiling the yam ensures that the yam is soft on the inside, so you don’t have to lớn worry about the yam being under-cooked.

Method 3:

Typically, baked goods have fewer calories than if you were to lớn fry them. Preheat oven at 230°C /446°F/Gas 8. Cover an oven tray with foil, lightly grease it with oil and set aside. Peel, wash & chop the yam. Then, add the yam pieces khổng lồ a saucepan & pour in enough water lớn cover the yam. Showroom the yam pieces to a saucepan & pour in enough water lớn cover the yam. Add salt to taste và cook for 7-10 minutes. Once the yam is partly cooked drain out the water and add the pieces to lớn the lightly greased tray (make sure they are not touching). Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden turning from time khổng lồ time.

In the end, it’s up khổng lồ you whether you want lớn fry or baked your yam. For our recipe below, we have made it easy for you to lớn create the dish you want using Method 2.


How khổng lồ Make Fried Yam with Pepper Sauce

To make fried yam with pepper sauce you will need 1 punya yam, onions, vegetable oil, palm oil, 1 can of plum tomatoes, red bell peppers, scotch bonnet, dried crayfish, ginger, Knorr chicken seasoning, thyme, salt to lớn taste and pepper to taste. This recipe serves 5-6 people.

How to Make Fried Yam

1. Chop and peel one punya yam. Wash it thoroughly and remove all the dirt.

2. Then, add the yam pieces to a saucepan & pour in enough water to cover the yam. Showroom a pinch of salt và cook for 7-10 minutes.

3. Once the yam has been cooked drain out the water & deep fry the yam for 5- 7 minutes or until the yam is golden yellow.

4. Place yam fries on a paper towel to soak excess oil.


How to lớn Make Pepper Sauce

This delicious spicy pepper sauce is the perfect dip to lớn accompany fried yam (dundun).

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1. địa chỉ cửa hàng 4-5 fresh tomatoes (or 1 can of plum tomatoes), 1 onion, 2 scotch bonnets, 2 red bell peppers và ½ tbsp of fresh ginger khổng lồ a blender & pulse for 2-3 times. The consistency should not be smooth.

2. Pour 4-6 tbsp of palm oil into a saucepan. Once the oil is hot, pour in the blended mixture và cook for 7-10 minutes on a medium heat. Season with 1 Knorr chicken seasoning cube, salt khổng lồ taste, 1-2 tsp of thyme, 1-2 tbsp of dried ground cray fish và stir. Option to lớn add 1/2 of a chopped onion, một nửa of a chopped tomato and 50% of a chopped red bell pepper. Cook the pepper sauce on a low heat for 20-25 minutes và stir from time to time. Once it is ready serve along side dundun & plantain!


Remove the stem from the red bell pepper & scotch bonnets before blending.Chop onions và red bell peppers before pulsing.

How to Fry Plantain

You can also showroom sweet, delicious plantains lớn this dish and dip it into the spicy pepper sauce. You will need 3-4 plantains.

1. Start by peeling the plantain và removing the skin.

2. Then, chop the plantain into the shape of a fry.

3. Deep fry plantains until golden brown on each side.

4. Place plantain on paper towel lớn soak excess oil. Then, serve with dundun và pepper sauce.



You can turn this dun dun plate into a specialty nhà cửa known as dun dun oniyeri by coating the yam strips in an egg wash before frying them. This will give them a fluffier texture, making them seem more lượt thích fried potato wedges that you can dip into a sauce.

The yam will provide that perfect combination of sweetness and starchiness that make it a flexible side whether you are enjoying a protein-filled meal or a light salad.

Try out this simple recipe và let us know how you did!

What can I serve with fried yam with pepper sauce (dundun)?

Dundun can be served as a side with fish, gizzard or meat.

How khổng lồ Store Fried Yam with Pepper Sauce (dundun)

Fried yam is best eaten fresh. However, it can be refrigerated in an airtight container for 1-2 days.