Oven-Fried Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Louisiana-style sweet potatoes are a healthful and delicious addition to any meal!


Louisiana sweet-potato fries are a versatile complement to almost any meal. You can dip them in a fiery bowl of chicken and sausage gumbo, pour creamy crawfish étouffée over them or stack them on top of a meaty roast beef po’boy.

One of the most iconic ways to enjoy sweet-potato fries is with a thick, juicy burger like those served at Maplewood Burgers in Moss Bluff outside Lake Charles. Savor a plate of crispy, seasoned sweet-potato fries alongside one of these classic burgers with an irresistible Louisiana twist.

To enjoy this tasty Louisiana-style side at home, try this simple recipe courtesy of Tony Chachere's Famous Creole Cuisine in Opelousas.

Ingredients for Oven-Fried Sweet Potatoes:

  • 1 dash light vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Tony Chachere's Original Creole Seasoning
  • 5 whole sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into fries

Method of Preparation:

  1.  Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  2.  In a large bowl, combine olive oil, seasoning and potatoes.
  3. Stir well to coat.
  4. Pour potatoes onto cookie sheet, spreading them into a single layer.
  5. Place sheet on the bottom rack.
  6. Bake 20-25 minutes at 450 degrees, turning potatoes occasionally.
  7. Serve immediately.

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