Our Favorite Sweet Potato Fries Recipes

Our Favorite Sweet Potato Fries Recipes

When you're tired of regular old fries, sweet potato fries are a great way to spice things up! We have the best sweet potato fries recipe you'll ever find. We also have baked sweet potato fries recipes for a healthier twist.

Sweet Potato Fries Recipes

Sweet Potato Fries

This is a favorite of anyone who loves sweet potatoes.


3 med.-size sweet potatoes or yams

1/2 C. oil

Salt (opt.)


Panfry Method: Peel potatoes (if desired); cut lengthwise into 1/2 inch thick French-fry strips. In large skillet over medium heat, heat oil; panfry (in batches if necessary) until cooked through and lightly browned, about 6 to 7 minutes. Using a slotted metal spoon or spatula, transfer French fries as cooked to absorbent paper to drain. If desired, sprinkle with small amount of salt.

Oven Method: Heat oven to 400 degrees. In large bowl, toss cut potatoes with 1/4 C. oil to coat evenly. On 1 to 2 baking sheets, arrange in single layer; bake until golden on bottom, about 15 minutes. Using spatula or pancake turner, turn potatoes and bake until golden all over, about 15 additional minutes. Remove from oven; transfer to absorbent paper to drain.

More Recipes for Sweet Potato Fries:

Sweet Potato Fries with Sage - After learning our toddler loved sweet potatoes, this was one of the many creations invented. Perfect for the Fall time, a fresh earthy sage and a gift from grandma was the perfect pair.

Baked Sweet Potato Fries - Turn your everyday sweet potatoes into fries for supper.

Baked Sweet Potato Shoestring Fries - Ground ginger and red pepper add unique flavor to these delicious fries.

Sweet Potato Facts: All About Sweet Potatoes

How to Select: When trying to choose a sweet potato, choose a medium sized variety with smooth unbruised skin. You will want to choose an unblemished yam with unwrinkled skin.

Storage: Store your sweet potatoes in a dry, dark 55 degree area for approximately a month. Otherwise, use your sweet potato within the week. Never place a sweet potato in the refrigerator. Store your yam in a cool, dark, dry place up to 2 weeks. Never place your yam in the refrigerator.

Nutritional Qualities: Sweet potatoes have high Vitamins A and C. Yams have higher sugar content.

Spices: Brown sugar, butter, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, cumin, ginger, lemon juice, lemon peel, mace, marjoram, nutmeg, orange juice, orange peel, poppy seed, sage, savory, thyme.

Equivalencies: 1 pound fresh = 3 medium = 3 ½ - 4 cups cooked and chopped

Preparation: A sweet potato can be prepared like a potato: baked, boiled, sautéed, steamed, microwaved, or fried. A yam can be prepared like a sweet potato!

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