Sweet Potato Fries

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These are a tasty alternative to regular fries. You can serve them with ketchup or try making a sweet dipping sauce from honey, mayonnaise, and cinnamon.

Difficulty: Medium

Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 1 hour 5 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 large sweet potatoes
  • 4 cups vegetable oil

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Peel sweet potatoes and slice them into ½"-thick planks lengthwise. Stack the planks and slice them lengthwise into ½"-wide sticks.
  • Heat oil in a deep pot to 330°F.
  • Add 1 cup sweet potatoes to the hot oil; blanch for 3 minutes. Remove the potatoes from the oil, lay them out on a baking sheet pan, and repeat the process with the rest of the sweet potatoes.
  • Bake sweet potatoes for 35 minutes until they become crisp.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 large sweet potatoes
  • 4 cups vegetable oil

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Peel sweet potatoes and slice them into ½"-thick planks lengthwise. Stack the planks and slice them lengthwise into ½"-wide sticks.
  • Heat oil in a deep pot to 330°F.
  • Add 1 cup sweet potatoes to the hot oil; blanch for 3 minutes. Remove the potatoes from the oil, lay them out on a baking sheet pan, and repeat the process with the rest of the sweet potatoes.
  • Bake sweet potatoes for 35 minutes until they become crisp.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories500
Total Fat29g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium160mg
Total Carbohydrate57g
Dietary Fiber9g
Sugars12g
Protein4g