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How to Bake Sweet Potato Fries

You shouldn’t have to go out to have delicious fries. Especially when you can make them even tastier and healthier at home.

Let’s learn how to make Sweet Potato Fries.

Rinse and peel 2 large sweet potatoes.

Sweet Potato Fries

To cut into fries, cut a small sliver off the edge of the potatoes lengthwise to create a flat side for them to rest on. Turn the potato over to lay on its flat side. Then cut lengthwise into 4-5 long slices. Cut each slice lengthwise into 3-4 fries.

Place the fries in a bowl of water and soak for 1 hour as this helps remove excess starch from the potatoes so your fries will be crispier.

Preheat the oven to 425°F.

Rinse potatoes and dry off.

In a large bowl, toss the fries with 2 tablespoon cornstarch until they’re evenly coated. Then add 1 tablespoon oil and toss to coat.

Add 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 1/2 teaspoon paprika, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, and 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar and toss to evenly distribute your spices.

Hold off on adding the salt until after baking. This will help make sure the fries are crispy.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Lay out the french fries, being sure not to overcrowd the pan.

You may need two pans, depending on how large your pans are. Avoid overcrowding one pan or your fries may not crisp up.

Bake for 15 minutes.

Sweet Potato Fries with Dip

Flip fries with tongs, then bake for an additional 10-15 minutes.

Check out the video below for all of the details.

Sprinkle on salt to taste serve and enjoy!

Add shredded parmesan and chopped parsley for an optional garnish and don’t forget your favorite dipping sauce!