Sweet Potato Fries can be a super delicious side dish or make then as an appetizer perfect for the snack.
If you love french fries then this oven-roasted sweet potato fries recipe is a great recipe for you.
The secret to perfectly crunchy sweet potatoes fries is soaking the raw sweet potato in cold water for at least 30 minutes (but 1 hour is even better!) Doing so gets rid of most of the starches that make sweet potatoes mushy.
Switch up the flavors and spices used in this sweet potato fries recipe to suit your taste some other things you can use are.
- smoked paprika
- salt and pepper
- garlic powder
- chili powder
Or any other spices that you love.
How To Cut Fries
And cutting the potatoes for these delicious sweet potato fries is so super easy using this French Fry Potato Cutter
You could even throw these in the air fryer, just make sure to toss with oil in a large bowl before you add them to your air fryer, but they will be done in only a fraction of the baking time!
Lay them in a single layer on the air fryer oven rack, because sheet pans are too big to go in there.
The herbed butter topping is super easy to make. I highly recommend that you make a big batch of it, as you can use it on other things.
I bet you are asking yourself what meat goes with sweet potato fries. Well, basically anything in my opinion. A couple of recipes you can try out with them is this Southwest Chipotle Veggie, this Sous Vide French Dip Sandwiches or even this Sous Vide Cracked Out Cheddar Burgers would go great with it!
You can use some to drizzle over the sweet potatoes before baking but you can also use it for mashed potatoes or let it cool in a jar so it hardens up, it's amazing served with toasts and dinner rolls too!
If you want to reheat the potatoes just drizzle with a little bit more of olive oil and bake for around 8 minutes, or throw them in the air fryer to re-crisp.
How to reheat fries in the air fryer
Preheat the Air Fryer to 375.
Place the sweet potato fries in the air fryer basket or on the rack in a single layer.
Cook your fries in the air fryer for 3-4 minutes until they are crispy again.