Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Chipotle Mayo


These baked sweet potato fries are a healthier alternative to the usual fried potato chips. They are oven-baked and seasoned with a little bit of salt, pepper, and paprika. The chipotle mayo dipping sauce is a perfect accompaniment to these fries. It is made with Greek yogurt, chipotle peppers, lime juice, and honey. This dish is perfect for a healthy snack or side dish.

Ingredients

  • 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into fry shapes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.
  2. Toss sweet potato fries with olive oil, salt, black pepper, and paprika.
  3. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy.
  4. Serve with chipotle mayo dipping sauce.

Potential changes & improvements

If you want to make this dish healthier, you could try using sweet potato wedges instead of fries. You could also bake the sweet potatoes instead of frying them. The chipotle mayo dipping sauce can also be made healthier by using Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise.

What other food it works well with

This dish goes well with grilled chicken or fish. It can also be served as a side dish with a salad or roasted vegetables.

Common Mistakes

One common mistake when making this dish is to not season the sweet potato fries enough. Make sure to season them generously with salt, pepper, and paprika. Another mistake is to overcook the sweet potato fries. They should be golden brown and crispy, but not burnt.

Nutritional Information

This dish is high in fiber and vitamins A and C. It is also low in calories and fat. The chipotle mayo dipping sauce is high in protein and calcium. This dish is gluten-free and dairy-free.

Allergens

This dish contains no known allergens.


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