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Sweet potato fries done in the oven. A no-fry method that can be done in the oven.

No-Fry Crispy Sweet Potato Fries

The secret to oven baked sweet potato fries. Crispy on the outside and mashy on the inside and preferably served with spicy mayo.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 473kcal
Cost: $6


  • Metal Tray
  • Mixing bowl
  • paper towel


  • 2 whole sweet potatoes large
  • 100 g peanut oil or vegetable oil
  • 2 g salt
  • 16 g cornstarch
  • 1 spicy mayo recipe


  • Set oven to 225C/425F with the fan on full blast.
    Wash and peel the sweet potato. Cut into thick wedges.
    Cutting the sweet potatoes into wedges
  • Season the fries with salt and toss. Add the cornstarch and toss well.
    tossing the sweet potatoes in cornstarch
  • Get two trays and line them with parchment paper. Add the oil and spread across the two trays. Line up the dusted sweet potato fries across the two trays.
    Lining up the sweet potatoes on trays with oil
  • Roast the sweet potatoes in the oven for 10 minutes. Then turn each wedge over on the tray and put back in the oven until nicely coloured and crispy. Aprox. 5-10 minutes more.
  • Season the fries with a bit more salt and drain on paper towel. Serve right away.
    Sweet potato fries done in the oven. A no-fry method that can be done in the oven.


Be careful not to burn yourself when removing the trays from the oven because of the hot oil. 
Serve right away as the crispiness does not last long. 
Calories: 473kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 389mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 142IU
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