Oven-Roasted Sweet Potato Fries

I love sweet potatoes! I would eat them everyday. They are great, just steamed with a bit of butter and sea salt. They are also wonderful pureed with a bit of brown sugar. This evening, I wanted to accompany my meal with sweet potatoes and since I was already making French fries for the rest of my gang, I decided to make a healthy substitute for me by making Sweet Potato Fries.

Ingredients for 2:

  • 1-2 sweet potatoes peeled.
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp of pepper
  • 1 pinch of cayenne pepper or more ( if you want them to be very spicy)

Preheat oven to 450°F. Peel the sweet potatoes and cut the potatoes in half lengthwise and then, if they are very long, in half crosswise. Cut each piece into wedges.

Potatoes can take for ever to cook, and even more if you are trying to roast them in the oven. In order to cut down on the time, you can place then into the large round mold, cover the large round mold with the octogonal silpat and microwave them for 4 minutes.

Then empty the potatoes into  a large bowl and add 2 tbsp of olive the oil. Mix well to coat up the potato wedges with the olive oil. Sprinkle some salt, pepper and cayenne pepper and mix well.

Lay the potato wedges onto a large silpat that you would have previously placed on a large perforated sheet and cook for 15 minutes. Et voila!

Bon Appetit and Happy Cooking!!!