Though the oven-baked variety is great, these airfryerfries get even crispier and take way less time! Paired with our favorite 3-ingredient secret sauce, we can't think of a better snack.
Pro Tip: Unfortunately, not all air fryers are created equal. If you haven't made sweetpotatofries in your air fryer before, it's a good idea to start with less time per side.
Start with 5 minutes and work your way up when making these for the first time. Editor's note: This intro was updated to add more information about the dish on December 22, 2020.
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You may be able to find more information about this and similar content on their website. In a large bowl, toss sweet potatoes with oil and spices.
Working in batches, spread an even layer of sweet potato fries in fryer basket. Serve fries with sauce on the side for dipping.
The one modification I did was to cut the sweet potato, then soak the fries in water for at least 10 minutes, to make them more crispy. 05/12/2019 Tried sweetpotatofries in the air fryer several ways.
10/20/2019 I just bought a small air fryer and this was the first item I cooked in it. I adjusted the time according to the size of the batches.
Instead of adding all the ingredients in a bowl, I put them all in a large baggy and shook it up. My husband (who's the biggest fan for sweet potatoes) loved them and asked for them to be made again the next day.
You can do an average sized sweet potato in one round rather than the two or three in the recipe. These turned out a bit soggy and not crisp.
So I will try at least a couple more times to get them to come our crisp. The seasoning mixture was just right for the sweet potatoes.
I played with the size of the fries and added 30 seconds frying time to get them crispy. 02/27/2021 These were good, but still not as crispy as I would like.
I followed one reviewer's suggestion of soaking the potato fries in water first. I soaked for at least a half hour and still not real crispy.
Air fryers make it possible to create so many, delicious dishes without an excess of oil. Airfryersweetpotatofries are 100 percent crispy, flavorful, and low in fat.
This method works so much better than baking to achieve crispy, crunchy results with a nice creamy center. Storing them in the fridge overnight after cutting them helps to dry them, out, too, but this recipe will still work without that step.
If you like to batch cook, you can freeze them and then air fry again when you are ready to eat. Cut the sweet potatoes into evenly sized matchsticks.
Make sure they are square on all six sides, so they cook evenly, and cut them to a similar in length. Toss the sweet potatoes with the olive oil, cornstarch, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika in a large bowl until the sweet potatoes are completely coated.
Add the sweet potato fries to the preheated air fryer basket in one even layer. Remove from the air fryer and sprinkle with more salt if needed.
Serve them hot with your favorite dipping sauce such as an aioli with garlic or pesto. You can add any other spices that suit your taste such as Old Bay seasoning.
The air fryer will give the potatoes a nice crisp outside and the inside will remain soft and scrumptious. Full of vitamins and fiber, sweet potatoes are a healthy way to satisfy your French fry cravings.
Sweet Potatoes: One to two depending on the size of your air fryer Olive Oil : Just enough to coat Italian Seasoning: One of the best seasonings Salt and Pepper: Just to taste Cut: Peel and cut the potatoes about 1/4 inch thick Toss: Place the potato in a bowl and toss with oil, seasoning and salt and pepper to coat Fry: Place in a single layer in the air fryer on 380 and cook for 12-14 minutes tossing halfway through.
Try a Mexican flair with smoked paprika, chipotle chili powder and cumin. Add garlic and onion powder and paprika for a good seasoned fry.
Dip : Ketchup is a good stand by but sweet potatoes can really go with so many sauces. Try mayo as your base and add chipotle peppers in adobe with a touch of lemon juice and cilantro.
Place in a freezer safe bag and freeze for up to 3 months. Baking them in the air fryer helps, but they still won’t be super crunchy.
They just don’t have enough starch to make a difference, so you can save yourself some time and step by not doing that. It will ensure the air can circulate evenly and cook them perfectly.
In a medium size bowl add the sweet potato, olive oil, Italian seasoning, and salt and pepper. Add the sweet potatoes to the basket of an air fryer in a single layer.
Cook at 380 degrees for 12-14 minutes, tossing the fries halfway through. All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate.
Each recipe and nutritional value will vary depending on the brands you use, measuring methods and portion sizes per household.