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Oven baked sweet potato fries recipe
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5 from 2 votes

Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Your family will love these oven baked sweet potato fries which are dusted in a special seasoning and baked until crispy and delicious.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 269kcal



  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes (approximately 3 potatoes)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 ½ teaspoons table salt

Sweet Potato Seasoning

  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Combine all sweet potato seasonings in a dish and set aside.
  • Cut sweet potatoes into ¼" fry strips and toss in cornstarch. Once evenly coated, add oil, salt, and 2 teaspoons of sweet potato seasonings (there should be some left over). Toss again to combine.
  • Place on baking sheet lined with greased parchment paper and roast in the oven at 425 degrees for 25 minutes, flipping once during baking.
  • Serve with cilantro lime sour cream or a sweet BBQ sauce.


Use whatever quanity of sweet potatoes you desire and adjust the other ingredients rougly as follows:
-½ teaspoon salt per pound of potatoes
-½ tablespoon cornstarch per pound of sweet potatoes
-1 teaspoon sweet potato seasoning per pound of potatoes
-oil as needed to coat, roughly ½ tablespoon per pound.


Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 998mg | Potassium: 764mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 32325IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 2mg