Air Fryer Crispy Crunchy Sweet Potato Fries are healthy fried sweet potato french fries that are low in fat and perfect for guilt-free meals. This recipe outlines how long you cook sweet potato fries in the air fryer and uses cornstarch to help give the fries an extra crunch. The cook time for frozen sweet potato fries is also included. Whip these up in your Power Air Fryer, Nuwave, or any brand.
Original Post Date: August 28, 2017
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This Air Fryer Crispy Crunchy Sweet Potatoes Fries with Low-Carb Garlic Truffle Aioli is pretty much exactly the same as my baked Sweet Potato Fries recipe. This recipe has been a hit on the site! It lies within my Top 5 posts. Last year, I felt like I cracked a code and found the perfect way to make sweet potato fries that are crispy AND crunchy, yet still HEALTHY using corn starch.
Calories: 94 Fat: 4G Net Carbs: 13G Protein: 1G
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How Long Do You Cook Sweet Potato Fries in the Air Fryer?
I like to cook my sweet potato fries for 20-25 minutes. That will get the fries crispy?
How Do You Make Sweet Potato Fries Crispy in an Actifry or any Branded Air Fryer?
The first step is to soak the sweet potatoes in water to remove the excess starch from the potatoes. You should also coat them in cornstarch which will help get them crispy. Get more tips on How to Make Crispy Sweet Potato Fries here.
How Do You Cook Sweet Potatoes in the Air Fryer?
Baked potatoes need 35-40 minutes of cook time. Poke holes in the potatoes and load them in on 350 degrees.
What is a Good Seasoning to Use for Sweet Potato Fries?
I love to use olive oil, paprika, and garlic. You can also use butter and brown sugar.
I am so thrilled the Air Fryer provides a way for us to enjoy all of our favorite foods and without any of the guilt. I can admit my baked Sweet Potato Fries recipe is really good. If you do not have an Air Fryer, continue to use this recipe! However, the Air Fryer does provide additional crunch and it saves time. This recipe truly is the ultimate win.
Tools and Ingredients to help with this recipe:
TruffleHunter White Truffle Oil (3.38 Oz)
Bertolli Extra Virgin Olive Oil
SWEET POTATOES FRESH PRODUCE FRUIT VEGETABLES PER POUND
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Air Fryer Crispy Crunchy Sweet Potato Fries
- 2 large sweet potatoes peeled and cut lengthwise
- 1 1/2 tbsp corn starch
- 1 tbsp canola oil
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 2 tsp paprika
- 2 tsp garlic powder
- salt and pepper to taste
- Place the sliced sweet potatoes in a large bowl with cold water. Allow the sweet potatoes to soak in the water for an hour.
- Place the sweet potatoes in a Ziploc bag with the corn starch.
- Seal the bag and shake to evenly coat the fries.
- Spread the fries onto a flat surface and coat them with the canola and olive oil and seasonings.
- Add the fries to the Air Fryer basket. Adjust the temperature to 380 degrees and cook for 23-25 minutes. Set a timer for 10 minutes and stop and shake the basket at the 10-minute mark (once). Use your judgment. If you like crispy fries, cook them longer and be sure to check on them.
- Cool before serving.