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Spicy Sweet Potato Chips

 Spicy Sweet Potato Chips
These colorful chips from our Test Kitchen bring a balanced blend of sweet and spicy. Once you try these, you may never want to go back to the packaged variety!
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + soaking Cook: 5 min./batch


  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Oil for deep-fat frying


  • Cut sweet potatoes into very thin slices; soak in cold water for 30
  • minutes.
  • Drain; pat dry with paper towels. In a small bowl, combine the salt,
  • cinnamon and cayenne; set aside.
  • In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry
  • potatoes in batches for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown, turning
  • frequently. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels.
  • Sprinkle with seasoning mixture. Serve warm. Yield: 4 servings.