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Oven Baked Crispy Sweet Potato Fries

Why buy frozen sweet potatoes when you can make some that are even more amazing - Oven Baked Crispy Sweet Potato Fries!  These will change your life! The secret ingredient will leave you pleasantly surprised!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Sweet Potato Fries
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 147 kcal
Author Yvonne

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 2-3 tbsp. of cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil melted

Instructions

  1. Peel and cut sweet potatoes into 1/2″ fries (try not to make thinner, or thicker).  

  2. Soak in water for minimum of one hour.

  3. When ready, drain water from bowl and lift fries out by the handful. Shake off excess moisture but don't completely dry.

  4. Put cornstarch in a ziplock bag and add fries. Keep a bit of air in the bag before securing shut and shake vigorously. Transfer to baking sheets, try not to overcrowd. Coat with melted coconut oil.

  5. Bake for 15 minutes at 425° F. Once bottom of fries are crisp, flip them over and cook for another 5-10 minutes.

Recipe Notes

The longer you can soak your fries, the better!

Adapted from The Art of Doing Stuff

Nutrition Facts
Oven Baked Crispy Sweet Potato Fries
Amount Per Serving
Calories 147 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Sodium 36mg 2%
Potassium 219mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 19g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 184.4%
Vitamin C 1.9%
Calcium 1.9%
Iron 2.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.