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    Spicy Sweet Potato Frites

    Spicy Sweet Potato Frites. Photo by Stardustannie

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    30 mins

    5 mins

    Muffin Goddess's Note:

    I was looking for something different to serve with cheeseburgers one night, and this is what I found (it's a Tanya Holland recipe from The spice blend counters the sweetness of the fries rather nicely, I think. Prep time is primarily time needed to heat the oil sufficiently.

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    Units: US | Metric

    • 2 lbs sweet potatoes (4 medium)
    • 2 quarts vegetable oil or 2 quarts peanut oil, for frying

    Spice Blend


    1. 1
      Peel potatoes and cut into 1/4 inch matchsticks.
    2. 2
      In a small bowl, combine all ingredients for the spice blend and set aside.
    3. 3
      Heat oil to 300 degrees F.
    4. 4
      "Blanch"fries for 2 minutes and let cool.
    5. 5
      Bring oil up to 350 degrees F.
    6. 6
      Fry for 3 minutes, or until fries are brown and rise to the top.
    7. 7
      Sprinkle spice blend over hot fries and serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 22, 2009


      We made both fries and chips with this recipe. Both were great. The spice mix contrasts really nicely with the sweetness of the potatoes. I am going to experiment with some other root vegetables now. Thanks! Made for Spring PAC '09

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    • on July 08, 2007


      Very good. I added a little brown sugar and then tossed with some olive oil and baked them. They weren't crispy, but they were still great!!! Served with a dipping sauce of ranch dressing mixed with BBQ sauce!

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    • on June 19, 2007


      Oh the spice blend for these was wonderful! I skipped on the chili powder this time but found it still to be extra tasty and suitable for everyone in the family. I'll be making these again and again I'm sure but next time will try and bake them off in the oven, just to reduce the fat content a bit .

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    Nutritional Facts for Spicy Sweet Potato Frites

    Serving Size: 1 (666 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 4052.0
    Calories from Fat 3925
    Total Fat 436.2 g
    Saturated Fat 56.5 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 562.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 46.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 7.1 g
    Sugars 9.5 g
    Protein 3.6 g

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