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baked Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Fries

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword baked-sweet-potato-fries, oven-fried-sweet-potato-fries, sweet-potato-fries
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 217kcal


  • 3 lb sweet potatoes cut into ¼ inch strips
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tsp dark chili powder use more or less to taste
  • 2 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp granulated garlic or garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Line 2 large rimmed baking sheets with foil and spray liberally with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Scrub potatoes, peeling is optional. Cut into approximately ¼ inch strips. Place into a large bowl and soak in cold water for at least 30 minutes up to 4 hours. Drain well and pat dry.
  • Place into a large plastic storage bag, drizzle with olive oil. Seal bag and toss with oil until coated.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch, chili powder, sugar, salt, garlic powder. onion powder, cumin and cinnamon. Add to potatoes, seal bag and shake until evenly coated.
  • Dump sweet potatoes onto pans spreading into a single layer. Bake for 30-40 minutes until golden and tender. Turn once, halfway through.
  • Serve immediately with comeback sauce or your favorite aioli for dipping.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 393mg | Potassium: 589mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 24282IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg