Restaurant Style Sweet Potato Fries

I’ve been on a quest to create the best sweet potato fries recipe. It’s been a long, arduous task. I’ve gone through many soggy fries, watching them hang limply as I lifted them off the pan. They stared back at me, sadly drooping in my hand. 

But finally, finally it happened. I went to the kitchen with new resolve. I took control of that sweet potato. I smoothly peeled off its skin. And then a masterpiece was created. Sweet potato fries that were so flavorful, so tasty, they were Restaurant Style Sweet Potato Fries. This was no home-cooked failure. It was as if I could open up my front window, place these in a little basket, and yell for all the world to hear “Get your fries here! Hot sweet potato fries here!”

Here, friends, is the recipe. You can thank me later.


Restaurant Style Sweet Potato Fries
 
These sweet potato fries will put your local restaurant to shame. They're gluten-free, crispy on the outside, and tender on the inside!
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Ingredients
  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • ¼ cup olive or avocado oil
  • 1 TBSP chili powder
  • 1 TBSP sea salt
  • 1.5 TBSP coconut sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Peel the potatoes, then slice into ½" slices.
  3. Turn slices onto their sides and slice into thin sticks:
  4. Put potatoes with remaining ingredients into a large Ziploc bag and shake around until potatoes are coated evenly.
  5. Spread onto baking sheet into a single layer, and bake in oven for 11-12 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven, shake around a bit, then return to oven.
  7. Broil for about 3-4 minutes, keeping an eye on them to make sure they don't burn.
  8. Remove from oven.
  9. Important: Let sit on baking sheet for 5 minutes to help crisp up before removing to serving platter.
  10. Eat promptly.

 

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  1. amy says

    I can’t think of any way to ask this without coming off as someone wearing their panties too tight but I am honestly looking for clarity — the picture looks like yams. Yams are orange -ish , sweet potatoes are white-ish. I honestly want to get the most healthy yet delish hit from these because I am constantly working to convince hubby and kids that healthy is delicious. So, at the risk of sounding totally type-A, over-controlling perfectionist…..ladies, are we using yams (orange) or sweet potatoes (white)??

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