Crispy Sweet Potato Fries

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Everyone loves a good sweet potato fry! But how do you make them crispy while baking them in the oven? This recipe will teach you the ultimate sweet potato fries tricks and  how to make the perfect crispy sweet potato fries without having to deep-fry them!


  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 23 tsp arrowroot starch (can use tapioca or cornstarch too)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

Optional spices:

  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (or less if you don’t like spicy)
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon


  1. Cut sweet potatoes into fry-like strips a 1/2 inch by a 1/2 inch thick.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  3. Place sweet potatoes in a ziploc bag (ideally) or a bowl an shake bag to coat with arrowroot starch.
  4. Top with olive until until fries are well coated.
  5. Coat with spices if using.
  6. Place fries on parchment or silicone lined backing sheet – do not overcrowd! You may need to bake in two rounds.
  7. Bake for 15 mins on each side – flipping in between. Watch to make sure they do not burn.
  8. Serve immediately.