Sweet and Hot Polenta Fries

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by SweetySJD

I have not tried these but they sound interesting. It was recommended that they are served with 'Instead of Ketchup'.

Top Review by KelBel

These were quite delicious! The polenta fried up nice and crispy and the seasoning was different and tasty. A nice change from fried potatoes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar, salt, cumin, chili powder, and cayenne; set aside.
  2. Cut polenta lengthwise in 6 thin slices; cut each slice lengthwise into 4 strips.
  3. Toss polenta strips in flour to coat.
  4. In a skillet heat oil over medium-high heat, add polenta strips.
  5. Cook 7-8 minutes stirring occasionally, until golden.
  6. Drain on paper towels.
  7. Place fries in a bowl with sugar mixture and toss to coat.
  8. Sprinkle with the red pepper and basil.
  9. Serve immediately or keep warm on a baking sheet in 325 degree oven for up to 20 minutes.

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