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Sweet potato fries have become a beloved side dish in recent years, known for their delightful combination of crispy exterior and tender, sweet interior. These vibrant orange delights are not only delicious but also offer a healthier alternative to their regular potato counterparts. In this recipe, we will guide you through the process of making Baked Sweet Potato Fries – a guilt-free indulgence that is sure to satisfy your cravings.

Historical Context

Sweet potatoes have been cultivated for thousands of years, dating back to prehistoric times in South America. Their natural sweetness, combined with their versatility in both sweet and savory dishes, has made them a staple in many cuisines around the world. While the exact origins of sweet potato fries are somewhat unclear, it’s safe to say they’ve gained widespread popularity in recent decades, thanks to their delicious taste and the growing interest in healthier food choices.


  1. Preheat the Oven: Start by preheating your oven to 425°F (220°C). This high temperature will help create the crispy exterior we all love in fries.
  2. Prep the Sweet Potatoes: Wash and peel the sweet potatoes. Cut them into evenly sized fries or wedges. Try to make them of uniform thickness to ensure even cooking.
  3. Season the Fries: In a mixing bowl, combine the olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper. Toss the sweet potato fries in this seasoning mix, ensuring they are well coated.
  4. Prepare Baking Sheets: Line your baking sheets with parchment paper and lightly spray them with cooking spray. This prevents sticking and helps achieve that satisfying crunch.
  5. Arrange on Baking Sheets: Lay out the seasoned sweet potato fries on the prepared baking sheets in a single layer. Ensure there’s some space between each fry to allow for even cooking. If the fries are too crowded, they may steam instead of becoming crispy.
  6. Bake to Perfection: Place the baking sheets in the preheated oven and bake for about 25-30 minutes, flipping the fries halfway through. Keep an eye on them towards the end to avoid overcooking; you want them to be crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.
  7. Serve Hot: Once the sweet potato fries are golden brown and crispy, remove them from the oven. Allow them to cool slightly before serving. They are best enjoyed hot, and you can pair them with your favorite dipping sauce, such as ketchup, aioli, or a yogurt-based dip for a healthier twist.


Baked Sweet Potato Fries offer a delectable and nutritious alternative to regular fries. Their natural sweetness combined with the delightful crispiness makes them an instant hit with both kids and adults. Plus, by baking instead of frying, you significantly reduce the fat content while preserving all the flavor. So, next time you’re in the mood for some fries, opt for this guilt-free version and savor the goodness of sweet potatoes in every bite.


prep time
me is: Approximately 15 minutes.nutes
cooking time
is: Approximately 30 minutes. minutes
4 servings 4 servings
total time
is: Approximately 45 minutes. minutes


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  • Baking sheets

  • Parchment paper

  • Chef's knife

  • Cutting board

  • Mixing bowl

  • Tongs

  • Spatulae and cutting board

  • Mixing bowl

  • Spoon

  • Fork

  • Citrus juicer

  • Small whisk


  • ipe avocados

  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast, diced

  • 1/2 cup red bell

  • 4 medium-sized sweet potatoes

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (adjust to taste)

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • Cooking spray (for baking sheets)pepper, finely diced

  • 1/2 cup celery, finely chopped

  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped

  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise

  • 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt

  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • Salt and pepper, to taste


Preheat oven to 425°F.
Prep and season sweet potatoes.
Arrange on baking sheets.
Bake 25-30 minutes.
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