Crispy sweet potato fries from the oven




How to make your fries from domestic potatoes in the oven at home, I have already shown you here. Today’s post is about the exotic brother of our potato, namely the sweet potato and how to make crispy sweet potato fries in the oven. Have fun to cook that!

Homemade: Crispy sweet potato fries from the oven
Difficulty: Easy – Medium
Preparation Time: 70 minutes
Our Recipe rating:
5von5

Crispy sweet potato fries from the oven
Crispy sweet potato fries from the oven



Ingredients for about 4 servings:

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons of cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon of paprika powder
  • Salt & pepper

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • A large bowl of water
  • A knife
  • A mixer
  • A freezer bag
  • A kitchen towel
  • A baking tray + greaseproof paper
  • A colander
  • A preheated oven 220°C (top/bottom heat)

Instructions for the crispy sweet potato fries:

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 1Peel sweet potatoes, halve them in the middle and then cut in about 1 centimeter thick slices…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 2…cut all sweet potato slices in about 1 centimeter wide strips/sticks…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 3…give the stweet potato fries in a bowl of water and let stand for about 30 minutes to “wash off the excess potato starch”…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 4…drain the potato fries over a colander…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 5…then drop on a clean kitchen towel…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 6…and gently pat dry…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 7…add cornstarch…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 8…and paprika powder (and/or other spices if desired, for example chilli powder or cayenne pepper) into a freezer bag…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 9…also add the drained sweet potato fries…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 10…close the bag and shake about ½ minute…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 11…until a thin layer of cornstarch and spices has mantled to the sweet potato fries…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 12…separate the eggs and add the egg whites to a bowl…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 13…add a pinch of salt…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 14…and beat the egg whites using a mixer…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 15…until stiff…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 16…add sweet potato fries to the stiff egg whites and carefully mix together…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 17…line a baking tray with parchment paper & spread the sweet potato fries with some distance to each other on the baking tray. Bake in a preheated oven about 25 – 30 minutes until brown and crispy, possibly turn one time…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 18…then season with salt and pepper…

Süßkartoffelpommes Selber Machen - Schritt 19…and serve immediately!

I wish you lots of fun cooking/baking 😉

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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