Spicy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Spicy Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Spicy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

If you’re looking for a delicious and guilt-free alternative to regular french fries, look no further than spicy baked sweet potato fries. This recipe is not only flavorful but also healthier, as the fries are baked instead of fried in fat. Whether you serve them as an appetizer or enjoy them as a snack, these fries are sure to satisfy your cravings.

Ingredients

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Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Spicy Mayo – Paula’s Apron
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes (about 1 pound)
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Sea salt or coarse salt (optional)
  • Horseradish Mayonnaise (optional)

Horseradish Mayonnaise

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Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Spicy Mayo – Paula’s Apron
  • ½ cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon snipped fresh chives

Instructions

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Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Spicy Mayo – Paula’s Apron
  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C). Lightly coat a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with cooking spray and set it aside.

  2. Scrub the sweet potatoes and cut them lengthwise into quarters. Then, cut each quarter lengthwise into four wedges.

  3. Arrange the sweet potato wedges in a single layer on the prepared baking pan. Lightly coat them with cooking spray.

  4. In a small bowl, combine the sea salt, ground cumin, chili powder, paprika, and ground black pepper. Sprinkle this seasoning mixture over the sweet potatoes.

    How to Make Spicy Baked Sweet Potato Fries | French Fry Recipe | Allrecipes.com

    How to Make Spicy Baked Sweet Potato Fries | French Fry Recipe | Allrecipes.com
    How to Make Spicy Baked Sweet Potato Fries | French Fry Recipe | Allrecipes.com

  5. Roast the sweet potato fries in the preheated oven for approximately 20 minutes or until they are brown and tender. Remember to turn the fries once during the roasting process.

  6. If desired, sprinkle the finished fries with additional sea salt or coarse salt and serve them with Horseradish Mayonnaise.

Horseradish Mayonnaise

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Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Spicy Mayo – Paula’s Apron
  1. In a small bowl, stir together the mayonnaise or salad dressing, prepared horseradish, and snipped fresh chives until well combined.

Nutrition Facts

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Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Spicy Mayo – Paula’s Apron
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Calories per serving: 76
  • Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Sodium: 340mg
  • Total Sugars: 3g
  • Vitamin C: 1.8mg
  • Calcium: 30.3mg
  • Iron: 0.7mg
  • Potassium: 311mg
  • Folate, total: 8.1mcg
  • Vitamin B-6: 0.2mg

Note: The % Daily Value (DV) mentioned above indicates how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. The values are based on a 2,000-calorie daily intake. It’s important to note that individual calorie needs may vary.

About the Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen

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The Spicy Baked Sweet Potato Fries recipe is brought to you by the Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen. With nearly 100 years of continuous operation, the Test Kitchen has been dedicated to developing and testing practical, reliable recipes for home cooks. The Test Kitchen team consists of culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Each year, they test over 2,500 recipes, produce more than 2,500 food images, and create over 1,000 food videos in their state-of-the-art test kitchen.

So, try out these Spicy Baked Sweet Potato Fries and indulge in a healthy and flavorful snack that will leave you wanting more. Enjoy the combination of the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes with the spicy kick of the seasoning, and if you’re feeling adventurous, dip them in the tangy Horseradish Mayonnaise for an extra burst of flavor.

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