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Overhead photo of Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries on parchment paper.

Air Fryer Potato Fries

These Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries are crispy, crunchy, and smokey. You are going to wan to put this easy and healthy recipe into your dinner rotation! The potatoes can be spiralized or you can make regular fries.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Healthy
Keyword healthy sweet potato fries, oven baked sweet potato fries
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 103kcal
Author Wendy Polisi


  • 2 large sweet potatoes spiraled or cut into 1-inch wedges
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch organic, or potato starch
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil or higher heat oil of choice, in a sprayer


  • Cut or spiralize sweet potatoes. If cutting ahead, soak in a bowl of cool water until ready to cook.
  • Preheat oven to 420 degrees. Alternatively, heat an Air Fryer to 400 degrees.
  • Drain sweet potatoes, and pat to get completely dry.
  • In a small bowl, combine cornstarch, seas salt, smoked paprika and ground pepper.
  • Toss sweet potatoes with cornstarch mixture.
  • Spray or toss with oil.

For Air Fryer:

  • Arrange sweet potatoes in a single layer in your air fryer. (Depending on the Air Fryer that you have you may need to cook in batches.).
  • Cook for 22 minutes for wedges and 15 minutes for spiralized.
  • Cooking time will vary depending on the variety of sweet potato and thickness of cut.)

For Oven Baked:

  • Arrange potatoes in a single layer on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake until golden brown.
  • Baking time will vary according to how the sweet potato fries are cut. Wedges will take approximately 22 minutes, while spiralized fries will take about 15 minutes.
  • (Cooking time will vary depending on the variety of sweet potato and thickness of cut.)


Calories: 103kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 617mg | Potassium: 219mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 9345IU | Vitamin C: 1.6mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.5mg