We love a good, crispy sweet potato fry. 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 sweet potato fries 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.
2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4” sticks This ingredient shopping module is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page.
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.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption. 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.
I dusted mine with cinnamon sugar. 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.
02/13/2021 I enjoyed making theses simple fries but with a great taste. I followed one reviewer's suggestion of soaking the potato fries in water first.
I started out tossing potato wedges in olive oil (no more than 1 Tbsp), salt, and pepper and baking them (400 degrees for ~30 min). Then I started getting creative with my air fryer creating even easier, healthier versions of fries in a matter of minutes.
Step 3 : Add fries to air fryer basket in a single later. Note: Cooking times and temperature may vary depending on the size and thickness of your fries.
I leave out the red pepper when I make a batch for them as it can be a bit too spicy. They bake up nice and crispy, and make for a healthy snack or side dish.
Using a small amount of oil will help the seasoning and spices stick to the fries. Spicy Fries, use 1/4 tsp ground red pepper.
Chop into 1/2 to 1/4 inch long slices creating fries. How to Serve Enjoy straight from the air fryer, or with a dipping sauce of your choice.
Top Tips and Variations Time and temperature may vary depending on the size of your air fryer and how thin or thick you cut your sweet potato slices.