Air fryer frozen sweet potato fries are not only super crispy but also make the perfect easy side dish or appetizer! Forget about deep frying – this quick and easy recipe is a much healthier alternative. If you’re a fan of easy air fryer recipes, you won’t want to miss out on these delicious fries. And while you’re at it, check out some of my other air fryer favorites like frozen French fries and chicken tenders.
The Easiest Way to Cook Frozen Sweet Potato Fries
Cooking frozen sweet potato fries in an air fryer is an absolute breeze. Say goodbye to messy oil and the hassle of using the oven. The air fryer delivers super crunchy and healthy fries in no time. Plus, it’s the perfect side dish for my mouthwatering Wagyu Burger.
Why This Air Fryer Recipe is the Best
- Cooking in an air fryer is much healthier than deep frying.
- Air fryer frozen sweet potato fries are super crispy and crunchy, with easy clean up.
- These fries cook up fast, saving you time in the kitchen. I love pairing them with a side of my favorite sweet, spicy, and creamy Bang Bang Sauce!
Ingredients for this Recipe
To make these tasty fries, you’ll need:
- Frozen Sweet Potato Fries: You can use any brand of regular cut frozen sweet potato fries that can be found in the grocery store freezer aisle. If you prefer different variations, such as sweet potato waffle fries or curly fries, adjust the cooking time accordingly.
- Cooking Spray: Optional, but it helps with sticking, especially if you’re cooking a larger batch.
- Salt: Optional. Feel free to get creative with seasoning ideas. Sprinkle some Rosemary Salt for an exciting twist!
How to Cook Frozen Sweet Potato Fries in an Air Fryer
Follow these simple steps for perfectly cooked sweet potato fries:
- Preheat your air fryer to 360°F.
- Optional: Lightly spray the frozen sweet potato fries with cooking spray and sprinkle with salt or other seasonings of your choice. This step is especially helpful when cooking a larger batch.
- Place the sweet potato fries in the fryer basket, making sure not to overfill it.
- Cook for approximately 10 minutes.
- Mix the fries and cook for an additional 5-8 minutes.
- Depending on your air fryer, the size of the fryer basket, and the amount of sweet potato fries, shake the basket and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes until you achieve your desired level of crispness.
Sweet Potato Fry Dipping Sauce
While you can’t go wrong with classic favorites like ketchup, mustard, barbeque sauce, or honey mustard, here are some of my favorite dipping sauces that will take your fries to the next level:
- Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wing Sauce: Perfect for dipping everything from chicken wings to pizza to tater tots!
- Bang Bang Sauce: A sweet and spicy mayonnaise-based dipping sauce.
- Chili Crisp: A delicious Asian sauce packed with spicy umami flavor!
- Eel Sauce: The perfect combination of sweet, salty, and umami.
FAQ and Expert Tips
Looking for more air fryer recipes, appetizers, or snacks? Here are some delicious options to try:
- Air Fryer Tater Tots
- Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Wings
- Air Fryer Pizza Rolls
- Baked Zucchini Fries
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