Contest-Winning Sweet Potato Fries Recipe
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Contest-Winning Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

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Nutritious sweet potatoes add subtle flavor to these extra-crunchy fries. With the tasty mayo-chutney dip, this super side could double as a party appetizer! —Kelly McWherter, Houston, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons beaten egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large sweet potato (14 ounces), peeled
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons mango chutney
  • 1/4 teaspoon curry powder
  • Dash salt
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley, optional

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups: 365 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 763mg sodium, 61g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 5g fiber), 8g protein.


  1. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg and water. In a resealable plastic bag, combine the bread crumbs, cheese, cayenne and pepper. Cut sweet potato into 1/4-in. strips. Add to egg mixture, a few at a time, and toss to coat. Add to the crumb mixture, a few at a time; seal bag and shake to coat.
  2. Arrange potato strips in a single layer on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray; drizzle with oil. Bake at 450° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown and crisp, turning occasionally.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, chutney, curry powder and salt. If desired, sprinkle parsley over fries. Serve with mango chutney mayonnaise. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Potato Fries in Cooking for 2 Summer 2006, p31

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carollm User ID: 256994 259590
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2017

"These are delicious! I found that they baked faster than the recipe suggested. I turned them every 5 minutes and they came out perfectly. I'll make them again."

aug2295 User ID: 4631582 252631
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2016

"These came out perfect. I shortened the cooking time by about 5 min because they were done."

LorraineT200 User ID: 801487 232281
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2015

"Very Good - a little different than restaurant style Sweet-Potato fries."

hilly11 User ID: 6281669 215289
Reviewed Dec. 18, 2014

"This is the sweet potato fries recipe I have been searching for!!! I had almost given up on a good homemade sweet potato fry, all the recipes I had made for them always turned out soggy :( These were delicious and perfect amount of crispy on the outside!!! YUMMMMMM"

sddeck User ID: 7279512 85001
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2014

"I use Panko crumbs and love this recipe for the potatoes - delish!!"

[email protected] User ID: 1202636 109804
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2012

"easy to make and the Parmesan cheese really adds to the flavor. I cook mine for about 5 minutes less than the recommended time and they're fantastic."

lmalaschak User ID: 1368493 109803
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2011

"Next time I want to figure out a way to get the breading to stick a bit better. Great flavors!"

HopMomof3 User ID: 5803661 155986
Reviewed May. 5, 2011

"Everyone likes them, a good way to introduce sweet potatoes into everyday menus."

StacyLF User ID: 4936496 139161
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2011

"This is a great way to fix Sweet Potatoes! My husband will even eat them when I make these fries. Definitely a must try."

pjpete User ID: 3727244 141003
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2010

"We really like this alot, and it was easy to make. Kids eat sweet potatoes this way."

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