Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Who can resist a plate of perfectly crispy baked sweet potato fries? This recipe takes the humble sweet potato to new heights, transforming it into a delightful snack or side dish that’s both satisfying and nutritious.


  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Toss the sweet potato matchsticks in cold water and let them soak for 30 minutes. This helps to remove excess starch.
  2. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Drain and pat dry the sweet potatoes. Place them in a large bowl and add cornstarch. Toss to coat evenly.
  4. Drizzle olive oil over the sweet potatoes and toss to combine. Sprinkle paprika, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Toss again to coat thoroughly.
  5. Spread the sweet potatoes in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet, ensuring they are not overcrowded.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes, flipping halfway through, until the fries are golden and crispy.
  7. Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.

Prep time: 40 minutes (including soaking time)

Yield: 4 servings

These crispy baked sweet potato fries are a healthier alternative to traditional fries. They’re seasoned to perfection and have a satisfying crunch in every bite.

Nutrition per serving:
Calories: 150
Fat: 7g
Carbohydrates: 21g
Fiber: 3g
Protein: 2g

Savor the irresistible combination of sweetness and crispiness with every mouthful. Whether you’re enjoying them as a snack during movie night or as a side dish to your favorite meal, these baked sweet potato fries are sure to be a hit. Share this recipe with friends and family, and let the symphony of flavors and textures elevate your culinary experience.

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