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Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries & Garlic Aioli on black slate with parsley
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5 from 3 votes

Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries and Garlic Aioli

Sweet Potato Fries perfectly seasoned, crispy and caramelized on the outside and tender on the inside, dipped into a cool, smooth garlicky aoili - simply scrumptious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, vegetarian
Keyword: Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries and Garlic Aioli
Servings: 8
Calories: 246kcal

Ingredients

Sweet Potato Fries

  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes cut into 1/4" thick by 1/2" wide wedges.
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt.
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Garlic Aioli

  • 1-2 cloves garlic finely minced or pressed.
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Place 1-2 large cookie sheets in oven to preheat.
  • Cut fries into wedges.
  • Optional - Soak fries in cool water for an hour and then dry.
  • Place fries in a mixing bowl and toss with olive oil, salt, corn starch, paprika, pepper, and garlic powder.
  • Remove preheated cookie sheet(s) from oven and place fries flat, making sure to not overlap or crowd.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Flip and bake an additional 20 minutes.
  • Turn off oven, crack door, and let rest 5-10 minutes.
  • For the garlic aioli, start by mincing 1-2 cloves garlic extremely fine, or use a garlic press.
  • Place the garlic in a small bowl and add the kosher salt.
  • Use the back of a spoon or a mortar and pestle to create a garlic and salt paste.
  • Whisk in mayonnaise, olive oil, lemon juice, fresh ground pepper, and parsley.

Nutrition

Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 1096mg | Potassium: 387mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 16260IU | Vitamin C: 4.2mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 0.8mg