Sweet and Spicy Sweet Potato Fries with Garlic Lime Dipping Sauce

November 10, 2009

Author Notes: This recipe really just came from a craving for a different sort of french fry. From there I went with the spice flavours that I love. The garlic and lime dipping sauce just seemed the perfect match for the sweet spiciness of the fries.sweetwatercooks

Serves: 4


Sweet Potato Fries

  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • paprika
  • cinnamon
  • nutmeg
  • fresh grated ginger
  • salt
  • pepper

Garlic Lime Dipping Sauce

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 or 2 cloves garlic
  • juice of 1/2 lime
In This Recipe


Sweet Potato Fries

  1. Peel and slice sweet potatoes as you would french fries.
  2. Place sweet potato in bowl.
  3. Toss with olive oil.
  4. Add in spices (I leave amounts up to you but between 1/2 to 1 teaspoons of each spice depending on what you like).
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  7. Arrange fries on baking sheet in single layer.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes at 425 degrees or until tender.

Garlic Lime Dipping Sauce

  1. Mix together and serve with fries.

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1 Review

adguru June 22, 2010
I will try it and let you know how it turns out. Love sweet potatoes and I'm in the heart of sweet potato country, Louisiana. Garlic lime dipping sauce sounds good.