Seasoned Sweet Potato Frites

Seasoned Sweet Potato Frites

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Total: 40 min
  • Serving: 4
Sweet potatoes become feisty baked frites that warm your palate without the greasiness typical of French fries. Cayenne has kick so adjust spices to your liking.


  • 1 pound sweet potato, cut into ¼ inch sticks (do not peel)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • ½ teaspoon chile powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne or to taste
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  1. In a large bowl, combine all the vegetables.
  2. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. and line two large baking sheets with foil.
  3. Place baking sheets inside oven while heating.
  4. Toss sweet potatoes, olive oil and spices to coat well.
  5. Remove baking sheets from the oven and brush lightly with olive oil or lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray.
  6. Arrange sweet potato fries in a single layer on the baking sheets and bake for 20 to 30 minutes, tossing occasionally until crisp tender and golden brown. Remove from oven and reseason, if necessary.
  7. Serve warm on a flat dish, drizzled with ketchup and mustard or serve them standing up in a short decorative drinking glass with condiments nearby for dipping.


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