11 Reviews

These are spectacular. I cut my fries pretty big and used the "double-fry" method, deep frying them in very hot CRISCO for 4 minutes the first round, pulling them out for a few minutes, draining them on a paper towel, and then deep frying them a second time for about 8 minutes in the same very hot oil until they were beginning to crisp on the edges. The end color of the fries was magnificent! My wife had requested me to make these and wanted NO salt on them -- she gave the end result two thumbs up. I salted mine and did the same for a batch I took to the neighbors. Mine were incredible and the neighbors told me that they ate "every crumb!" Thank you so much for providing this fine recipe. I would certainly encourage others to try these great fries as an occasional alternative to regular home made french fries. The double cooking method assures that you get a good solid sweet potato flavor, no mushiness and they were not at all greasy, and less "cardboardy" in texture than fries cooked in the traditional "one-drop, deep-fry" method -- don't ask me why this double-fry method works so great because I have no clue *.* . I'm just content that I've discovered this superior cooking technique. Pat, the old bone man.

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Bone Man May 24, 2007

I love sweet potato fries and double frying actually crisps them nicely. I sprinkle part of the batch with pink Himalayan salt and the other part with a mixture of cayenne, salt and cumin. Delish!

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Ms_Misty57 November 27, 2014

These were great, I've tried them in the oven but they always turned out limp and I'd be the only one who ate them. This time I tried Bone Man's suggestion on the double fry and they turned out great, just enough crisp but still soft inside - not very pretty, but still tasted good. I salted them with Kosher salt and even sprinkled some dry steak rub for extra flavor.

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Chef DNA1611 May 30, 2010

These are great!! A do again in our home!!!!!!

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Homeschoolingmama April 28, 2010

I made these in the deep fryer, and they were tasty, though more limp than regular french fries. I wished that they were crispier, but they still tastes good!

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lindarusiecki May 24, 2009

I am sure they are very tasty, but how do they end up with vitually 0 fats (see nutrient guide). I agree with LifeIsGood, Canola will be healthier but still gotta be a lot of total fat.

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BlueOak April 08, 2008

I like to sprinkle them with salt, pepper and cumin and serve them with a honey mustard sauce.

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egratta February 21, 2008

Very good! I sprinkled salt, garlic, onion, cayenne and chili powder on mine after I took them out of the oil and dipped in ketchup. Will make again thanks for sharing!!!!

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Shannon Holmes November 22, 2007

Fantastic!! I used canola oil (healthier oil) in a deep pot (help reduce splattering). I cut the potatoes into thin matchsticks because we prefer our fries thin. Salt these while they're still hot! Simple recipe and sooooooooooo yummy. Thank you!!

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LifeIsGood November 07, 2007

Simple and good. We dipped our fries in warmed raspberry jam. YUM!!

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skiingpeaches March 18, 2007
Sweet Potato French Fries