Baked Sweet Potato Fries With Spicy Ketchup

These Baked Sweet Potato Fries are life-changing! They are sweet, salty, crunchy, and dipped in spicy ketchup. They are quick to make and are the ultimate comforting snack, appetizer, or side dish. These are fries you can feel good about eating!

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries With Spicy Ketchup

Warning: These sweet potato fries are addictive. It is highly recommended you double or triple this recipe to have plenty of sweet potato fries to share!

These Sweet Potato Fries are savory, sweet with a hint of spice, topped with fresh grated Parmesan cheese and parsley. Caramelized and crispy on the outside & Light and fluffy on the inside. Who can pass up on sweet potato fries that sound THAT good?

The best part is you will be eating these fries in less than 35 minutes, start to finish!

I love Sweet Potatoes because they are loaded with benefits. One sweet potato packs your daily requirement of Vitamin A. They are also nutrient-rich in Vitamin C and calcium!

They are crispy, spicy, and best of all HEALTHY!

baked sweet potato fries How to make Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Spicy Ketchup

Sweet Potatoes

  1. Season Potatoes. Simply cut potatoes, toss with olive oil and sprinkle on the seasonings.
  2. Bake. Place in the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes until crispy and tender. Make sure to rotate the fries.
  3. Season again, cool, & Enjoy! After the fries come out of the oven I sprinkle them with just a little more kosher salt, Parmesan cheese, and parsley.

Spicy Ketchup

  1. Combine ingredients in a saucepan.
  2. Simmer for about 5 minutes.
  3. Enjoy. Serve alongside sweet potato fries.

crispy baked sweet potatoes

Tips For The Best Sweet Potato Fries

  • I used 1 1/2 sweet potatoes for this recipe because my sweet potatoes were very large. This will serve about 2 people. A good rule of thumb is 1 medium potato per person.
  • I like to peel my sweet potatoes before cutting them into fries. You can leave the skin on or off, whatever you prefer. I like to cut my potatoes about a 1/4 inch thick.
  • These sweet potato fries are served with spicy ketchup which is the perfect pairing for this sweet potato dish.

How do I make my sweet potato fries crunchy in the oven? 

Sweet potato fries are harder to get crispier in the oven than regular potatoes. To keep them crispy I like to place them in a single layer on a baking sheet. (Allowing them to overlap will cause the fries to steam and not crisp up.)

It is also helpful to add a sprinkle of cornstarch to your fries before baking. About 1-2 tablespoons will do the trick for a crispier fry. I skipped the cornstarch in this recipe because I prefer my fries on the softer side.

The fries will get a little brown on the edges as well. Don’t worry! It develops a nice caramelized flavor.

Can I store sweet potato fries in the refrigerator?

In the chance that you might have leftovers, you can store them in the refrigerator in an airtight container or zip lock for 3-5 days.  When you are ready to reheat, place on a baking sheet and warm-up fries in a 425-degree oven for 10-15 minutes or until crispy.
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Baked Sweet Potato Fries With Spicy Ketchup

5 from 5 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 2
Baked Sweet Potato Fries With Spicy Ketchup. These are fries you can feel good about eating!

Ingredients

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

  • 1 1/2 large sweet potatoes cut into 1/4 inch sticks
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • Parmesan cheese as desired
  • Chopped parsley if desired

Spicy ketchup

  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire
  • 1/2 teaspoon sriracha

Instructions

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Add sweet potatoes to a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and toss to combine.
  • Sprinkle on salt, pepper, garlic powder, chili powder and paprika.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes until crispy and tender on the inside. Rotate and flip fries half way through.
  • Take out of the oven and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley if desired.
  • Serve immediately with a side of Spicy Ketchup.

Spicy ketchup

  • Add all of the ingredients to a small saucepan. Bring to a light simmer and cook for 5 minutes. Serve alongside sweet potato fries.

Recipe Notes

Original recipe from chefsavvy.com. Please do not publish my recipe or pictures without linking back to the original post. Thank you!

Nutrition Facts
Baked Sweet Potato Fries With Spicy Ketchup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 216 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 563mg24%
Potassium 423mg12%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 14245IU285%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Sweet Potato Fries, French Fries, Side dish, Spicy Ketchup, Sweet potatoes

 

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