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Guaranteed Crispy Sweet Potato Fries & Sriracha Mayo Dip

Author The Art of Doing Stuff

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 Tablespoon of cornstarch
  • *Dipping Sauce*
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp or more Sriracha sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 or deep fryer to highest setting
  • Peel sweet potatoes, slice into medium thick slices (closer to thin than thick).
  • Soak potatoes at least 4 hours in water.
  • Drain water from sweet potatoes and shake dry with your hands.
  • Put 1 Tablespoon of cornstarch into food safe plastic bag.
  • Dump sweet potato fries into bag, blow some air into it, and shake bag until fries are coated.
  • Place fries on cookie sheet, drizzle with a couple Tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Toss fries until evenly coated with oil.
  • Arrange on cookie sheet(s) with lots of space in between fries to prevent steaming.
  • Cook in hot oven for 15 minutes then check.
  • The fries will release from the pan when they're ready to flip the same way a steak would.
  • Flip fries, and continue to cook for another 5-10 minutes.
  • (cooking time depends greatly on the quality of your baking sheet so keep an eye on them)
  • Dipping Sauce: Mix together mayo, pepper and Sriracha sauce. Adjust to your taste.