Sweet Potato Fries Recipe
There are several ways of preparing a meal from sweet potatoes. They are healthy foods and you can get ways to make sweet potato fries. There are also many food websites online that can provide a sweet potato fries recipe that can be used at home for preparing the meal and having a yummy feast of fries made from the sweet potato. Some of the recipes will depend on whether the fries are oven baked or not. The oven baked sweet potato recipe is the most common. The first things that you will need to know is the ingredients that you will need to make the sweet potato fries. You will need 2 pounds of sweet potatoes which is about 3 large ones. In case you want to make more of the sweet potato fries, you can use another quantity similar but in another session per recipe. Another thing that you will need is a quarter cup of olive oil. Vegetable oil is also great for use in this recipe if you do not have olive oil. The choice is yours depending on your preference on which oil to use. 1 to 2 table spoons of sugar, one table spoon of salt and again 1 to two table spoons of spice or depending on your preference of taste, you can use a combination of spice like chipotle, pumpkin pie spice, Chinese five-spice, or cajun-seasoning and many more others. This will determine just how seasoned your sweet potato fries will be.
These are the ingredients for a sweet potato fries recipe. Next is the method of preparing the fries using your oven at home? You will need to preheat the oven to 450°F, to allow more crispness add the heat to about 500°F. Next peel the sweet potatoes and cut off the ends, then in half sizes and if they are still very long, cut them again in half but cross wise now. This is to allow them fitting into the pan. You can opt to cut the pieces into wedges or simply slice the potatoes into disks with a sharp knife or mandoline. After cutting the sweet potatoes into a desired size and shape, put them into a large bowl and pour the vegetable or olive oil into the bowl. Mix the oil with the potato slices or wedges to combine. Sprinkle some sugar, spice and salt at this stage so that the mixture can stick to the oil which is now applied to the potato pieces. You can use your hands to make the mixture well for efficient and effective mixture.
Finally spread the potato slices or wedges on a single layer on baking sheet. The oil already mixed with the potatoes is able to prevent them from sticking to the pan. If you have been trying to cut fat from your diet, reduce the table spoon of the fat used. Put into the oven for the first 15 minutes then remove the baking sheet from the oven to turn the potatoes and return to heat for around 15 or 20 more minutes. Cool for 5 minutes before serving. This is the sweet potato fries recipe.