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Crispy Chili-Spiced Sweet Potato Fries Recipe Preps for the Air-Fryer in Just 15 Minutes

Our creamy dipping sauce pairs perfectly with these kicked-up spuds that are almost guilt-free.

Sweet potato fries are a delicious alternative to regular fries. And when baked instead of deep-fried, they make a healthier choice for a side. Trouble is, sometimes the baked version doesn’t turn out quite as crisp as we’d like. That’s why for our Chili-Spiced Sweet Potato Fries recipe, we put our air fryer to work.

This handy device does a great job in achieving that crispy texture we all love. But we have a few prep tricks for even more deliciously crunchy results. First, cut the spuds into same-size sticks. Be sure to pat them dry, then spritz with cooking spray instead of coating with oil. Next, for a zingy kick, we sprinkled our fries with chili powder. Spread the fries in a single layer and cook in batches if necessary. That way they cook up evenly. Then we paired our Chili-Spiced Sweet Potato Fries recipe with a kicked-up yogurt dipping sauce. Give ’em a try and leave a comment below.

Related: Looking for more air fryer treats? Try these Buffalo Cauliflower Bites.


6 serving

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  • ¾ cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbs. fresh lime juice
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 Tbs. diced seeded tomato
  • 1½ lbs. sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into ½"-thick fries
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt


In bowl, mix yogurt, lime juice, cumin and coriander. Top with tomato; reserve. 

Place crisper plate in basket of 7-qt. air fryer; coat with cooking spray. Place basket in air fryer. Heat to 350°F.

In separate bowl, coat potatoes with cooking spray; toss with chili powder and salt. Transfer to crisper plate. Insert basket into air fryer. Air-fry until tender, 15–20 min., shaking basket halfway through cooking time. Serve with dipping sauce.

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