White truffle aioli sounds amazing I need to give that one a go sometime. Do you know if arrowroot powder or something else would work? That’s going to be fast… You can even eat raw sweet potato fries with your favourite dip (I read this on the sweet potato marketing literature that came with them, I have never actually tried this). – Love, G. These look great! You can easily adjust the spiciness to your personal liking by adding more or less of the … This rewards me with a small commission if you choose to buy through the links and none of this will cost you anything – but it does help me pay the bills and deliver you quality content. Do you think that will work? Were they properly dried before placing them on the tray? Eat sweet potato fries for vegan breakfast with scrambled tofu and pancakes. Never had crispy sweet potato fries. Soaking potatoes (sweet or regular) is a method that has been around since decades. Made these tonight. Bake in a preheated oven for about 30 minutes, or until done. Absolutely loved this recipe! Gently toss to incorporate until the potatoes are evenly coated with both oil and spices. Vegan mayonnaise makes this dip super creamy, which works perfectly with crispy sweet potato fries. All you need is 5 minutes to combine all of the ingredients in a bowl. Sorry for the confusion it is corn starch – a snow white powder. Trying to think of what else it could be but it’s hard from a distance. Cook another 7-10 minutes, until softened and crisp on the outside. – Love, G. Maybe? Even within my family. – Love, G. I’m just starting too eat sweet potatoes and I wanted to try this recipe but I don’t know what I did wrong they are not crispy at all.. I love making healthy snacks like this give me nutrients, fiber, and don’t compromise on taste. Ruined the cake by doing so. Hello Maria, Hey, they look totally delicious. Thank you so much for the tip! Gently mix them until they are evenly covered. Make crispy and spicy sweet potato fries at home with just a few simple steps. This recipe was originally published on June 6, 2014 and updated on August 14, 2019. If you do that it will turn the fries soggy. If fries begin to blacken, remove from them oven. You could try potato starch or very, very fine flour of your choice. I must try these, they were ok not the graeties because i do not like sweet potatos, Why would you make a recipe using sweet potatoes if you know you don’t like them? Whether it’s sweet potato fries, sweet potato soup or sweet potato brownies, I don’t mind. I transferred that batch to the regular baking sheet after realizing the other batch cooked much better and quicker. Place them in a bowl and add 2 tsp of corn starch. And what a pity! AND it will save me a lot of money. – Love, G. You mention a convection (fan-assisted) oven. Preparing sweet potato fries at home can ensure that they fit into a vegan diet by allowing you to control the ingredients used to make them. Mine never stick to the baking paper. I’m definitely giving this a go later this week. I am looking forward to crispy instead of my standard somewhat soggy-style fries. Drizzle your fries with olive oil and season them with the spices. Thanks for the recipe!! Getting the perfect crispy sweet potato fries can be tricky but it is not impossible. I’m going to try these today and will let you know how they turn out, since I’ve also tried making crispy sweet potato fries before but with no luck. Just enough to let all the steam out that gathered in the oven at this point and close it quickly again. What can I say, I love finger food and dips so this is the perfect snack for me. You need a slight coating to get the crispiness. Hello Shannon. Fish stick sauce when we were kids – katchup & mayo – mmmm so! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. I tend to cut them into 1cm (1/3 inch) thick pieces. I made sure they were dry and didn’t salt them & placed them very carefully so they weren’t touching so I bet it was the paper! – Love, G. <3, […] ate it before. Either way, you won't have leftovers. Super good. Everything sounds just […], […] Recipe: Perfect Crispy Sweet Potato Fries – thegreedyvegan.com […], […] To see directions and complete recipes visit Perfect Crispy Sweet Potato Fries @ thegreedyvegan.com […]. I didn’t read the recipe re the temp – so ….I put them in at 200 for 45 minutes & ya they csme out mushy …but then irealized Ceintgrade vs Ferinheit & put them on the right temp for another 30 minutes ! I can only agree with that. Just keep in mind to never add salt until after they are cooked, this is especially important if you use ready-made seasoning mixes. Toss once or twice, turning the pan as needed, to make sure the fries bake evenly. – Love, Gloria. I’m confused as to why you used water to take out the natural starch in the potatoes just to add in corn starch to it afterwards. Longest I soaked them for was 2 hours. I left the oven door cracked while letting them sit for the additional resting time. Did you maybe salt them before you put them in the oven? I had that happen to me once with a cake now that I think of it. They’re not bad at all. I will try the recipe again until I get it right…I’m starting to really like sweet potatoes lol, Maria, I’m guessing you are using the wrong oven temperature (centigrade = 200 vs. fahrenheit = 390/400 degrees.). – Love, G. Thanks for responding I will try to make them again..is there a substitute for corn starch I’m just starting Paleo and cornstarch is not allowed..thanks. Discard the water, give them a very quick rinse with cold water and pat them dry with a kitchen towel. Wash and peel the sweet potatoes, taking care to cut out brown spots and eyes. Cheers! Add the fries (oil will foam up, so add carefully) … The duration depends on how thickly you cut your fries. Some cooks prefer to leave the sweet potato skins on in order to gain the full nutritional value of the vegetable. I paired these badboys with my white truffle aioli and a made from scratch margarita and I was in heaven. Soaking them in water just made them soggy even after cooking them for two hours. They go great with burgers , ribz, or vegan fried chik’n.. I don’t understand…. That was simply due to the fact that mayonnaise contains eggs. It took me a while to find a fool proof way that works each single time and it starts with soaking the raw potato fries in ice cold water. The starch layer on the outside is like a layer that you see on fried foods that are dipped in batter beforehand. I live in the USA so went with the 390F on a convection oven. Hello Britt, I am not sure that would be a good idea. Sweet potatoes are what they are, not much you can do about that. I layered them single layer and they turned out perfectly crispy after the recommended cooking time. Thanks for the crispy tips! I liked the consistency but they are too sweet for my liking. Thanks, again. I never cook with either, does it matter? Would this work with regular potatoes as well? Jolinda Hackett has written five books about plant-based cooking and has developed hundreds of vegan and vegetarian recipes. I will try it this weekend and let you know.