Cajun Sweet Potato Fries

baked cajun sweet potato fries

What’s better than sweet potato fries? Well, Cajun sweet potato fries, of course.

My friend, Cara, and I are slightly obsessed with sweet potato fries, and well, fries in general. Recently we dined with a group of friends in a quaint patio restaurant at a winery in Temecula, where duck fat fries were the specialty. Naturally we wanted to sample all of the flavors on the menu…there were 7 flavors. It was only slightly embarrassing when the manager came out to take our picture. Apparently we were the first people in history to order all the flavors at once!

As much as I love eating real fries on cheat days, these Cajun baked sweet potato fries taste just as good as the greasy ones. And with these ones you get to avoid the fry-induced bellyache.

Cajun Sweet Potato Fries
A Recipe by Diana Keuilian
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INGREDIENTS
Serves 4

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Peel and thinly slice the sweet potato into French fries. Toss the fries with the olive oil and spices. Spread over the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes, turning twice. Continue to bake until golden. Cool before serving. Enjoy!
NUTRITION

Calories: 115     Fat: 3     Carbohydrates: 20     Sugar: 3     Sodium: 190     Fiber: 3     Protein: 2    

Comments

  • Tim May 22, 2015 at 12:10 am

    It sounds great, but will they be crispy? We’ve never been able to make crispy sweet potato fries, crispy kale chips, or crispy zucchini chips.

    • Diana July 7, 2016 at 12:04 am

      Hi Tim!

      If you’re concerned about your fries coming out crispy, leaving them in the oven a little bit longer should do the trick.

      Let me know how it turns out! 🙂

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