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Sweet-Potato Fries

Photo: Annabelle Breakey
Total time 1 hr, 15 mins
Yield Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (often mislabeled "yams"), cut into 1/2-in.-thick sticks
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • Fine sea salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 211
  • caloriesfromfat 39 %
  • protein 2.4 g
  • fat 9.2 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • carbohydrate 30 g
  • fiber 4.5 g
  • sodium 207 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Boil potatoes in water until tender-crisp, about 5 minutes. Drain and pat dry.

  2. Heat 2 to 3 in. oil in a large saucepan until oil registers 350° on a deep-fry thermometer. Fry potatoes in batches until golden and crisp, about 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle immediately with salt.

  3. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.