2lbs. Sweet Things® mashed sweet potatoes (M0007) prepared as directed, keep hot
1 cup fired roasted sweet corn
2 green onions
1/4 bunch cilantro
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1 large egg
1/3 cup yellow cornmeal
3/4 cup plain panko
vegetable oil for frying
Place mashed sweet potatoes into a large bowl. Slice the green onions and chop half the cilantro, add
to sweet potatoes along with the roast corn, salt, cumin and cayenne pepper. Stir until well combined.
Add panko, cornmeal and egg to the bowl, stir until combined.
Shape sweet potato mixture into patties, fry in skillet with small amount of oil until golden brown on
both sides – keep warm.
Ancho Chile Salt:
2 large dried ancho chilies
1/2- 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
Toast chilies in small skillet over medium heat until darker and aromatic, 1 to 2 minutes per side.
Cut chilies in half with scissors. Stem, seed and tear chilies.
Place in spice grinder along with salt and finely grind.
Guajillo Orange Glaze:
2 dried guajillo chilies, stemmed and seeded
1/3 cup boiling water
1 orange zest, finely grated
1 cup fresh orange juice
segments of 1 orange
3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup light brown sugar
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 mango, peeled and chopped
1/4 cup ginger peeled and chopped
1 habanero chile, coarsely chopped
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
Cover the guajillo chilies with the boiling water. Cover and let stand until softened, about 15 minutes.
In medium saucepan, combine the orange zest, orange segments and juice with the vinegar, corn syrup, brown sugar, honey, chopped mango, ginger, habanero and coriander. Add the guajillos and their soaking liquid and bring to a boil. Boil over moderately high heat until reduced by half, about 7 minutes. Transfer sauce to a blender and puree. Scrape the puree back into the saucepan and simmer over moderate heat until reduced to 1 1/2 cups, about 15 minutes. Season with salt.
Orange Guajillo Glazed Chicken:
Baste chicken halves with guajillo glaze, pan sear and finish in the oven.
Place half of chicken on plate and drizzle with some of the Guajillo Orange Glaze.
Place 2-3 Sweet Potato corn Cakes on plate, depending on size, and sprinkle with Ancho Chile Salt.
Toss together the mango slices, pickled onion and arugula and place on plates.
Garnish with remaining cilantro and minced chives.