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baked sweet potato fries

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

Easy Baked Sweet Potato Fries are french fried cut pieces of sweet potato coated with a perfect blend of smokey spices and cooked to crispy perfection The end result is mild yet flavorful.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For baked sweet potato fries

  • 2
    large sweet potatoes peeled and cut into about 1/3 wide inch fries
  • 1/4 c
    canola oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground cayenne pepper
  • salt to taste after baked

How To Make baked sweet potato fries

  • 1
    Soak the cut sweet potatoes in cold water for 45 minutes. Drain well and dry with paper towels.
  • 2
    Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • 3
    In large Ziploc bag add canola oil and sweet potatoes. Shake to coat.
  • 4
    In small bowl mix cornstarch, cumin, black pepper, garlic powder, paprika and cayenne pepper.
  • 5
    Sprinkle seasoning in Ziploc bag with potatoes and shake to coat.
  • 6
    Place potatoes on cookie sheets coated with nonstick spray; leaving space for heat between the fries. Bake for 15 minutes. Turn and bake for another 10 minutes.
  • 7
    Season with salt and pepper to taste.