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.
Step 2 : Soak sweetpotatofries in cold water for 30 to 60 minutes (or as long as 8 hours) before air frying. This is critical for removing excess starch and helping the fries to become crispy.
Add to a bowl, then drizzle with vegetable oil (about 1 teaspoon per potato) and a pinch of salt. Step 4 : Add fries to your air fryer, spread out in as single of a layer as possible.
(Each potato should make 8 wedges, though you can cut them down smaller if your sweet potato is large). Step 2 : Soak sweet potato wedges in cold water for 30 to 60 minutes (or as long as 8 hours) before air frying.
This is critical for removing excess starch and helping the fries to become crispy. Step 3 : Drain and pat dry sweet potato wedges.
Add to a bowl, then drizzle with vegetable oil (about 1 teaspoon per potato) and a pinch of salt, tossing to coat. Step 4 : Add wedges to your air fryer, spread out in as single of a layer as possible.
Lightly grease your air fryer basket or racks, then add frozen fries and cook at 390 degrees F (200 C) for about 20 minutes. If you don’t preheat, you may just need to add a few extra minutes to the cook time, but it shouldn’t affect how your fries turn out.
Air frying can produce some seriously crispy food without oil, but I prefer to add a small amount to make these fries even crispier and to improve the flavor. Soaking removes surface starches, which in turn helps make your fries more crispy.
Add to a bowl, then drizzle with vegetable oil (about 1 teaspoon per potato) and a pinch of salt, tossing to coat. You can blanch the fries by boiling them for 30 seconds then plunging them into a bowl of cold water.
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11/19/2019 Thank you very much for such an easy and satisfying recipe! 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.
01/08/2020 This came out great, highly recommended. 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 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. I'm thinking there is no way to make sweetpotatofries crispy other than actually deep-frying.
Today, I want to share another appetizer recipe you can cook in an air fryer. These airfryersweetpotatofries are healthier alternatives to regular potato french fries .
Place the sweet potato sticks on a basket in a single layer, a maximum of 5 oz per each batch or less if you are cooking with a smaller air fryer. My brand new Gourmet air fryer user manual recommends cooking fresh fries at 400 °F for 8-12 minutes.
Don't forget to shake the basket or turn the sweet potatoes half-way through cooking. This extra step allows the hot air to circulate to every surface of each piece of food.
Store leftover sweetpotatofries in a freezer bag or an airtight container. Riga This airfryersweetpotatofries recipe requires a small amount of oil.
After soaking, use paper towels to dry them off really well, so they don't steam during air frying. Place the sweet potato sticks on a basket in a single layer.