Sweet Potato Oven Fries With Spicy Crema

Sam Jones/Quinn Brein



1-1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, preferably similar in size
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup panko bread crumbs
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
3/4 teaspoon chili powder
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste


Preheat oven to 425°F. Get out a large baking sheet.
Peel and cut sweet potatoes in half lengthwise,then cut into equal-size strips or wedges about ½-inch thick.
Place sweet potatoes in a single layer on baking sheet. Drizzle with oil and toss to coat.
In a bowl, combine Parmesan, bread crumbs, brown sugar, salt, cumin, chili powder, and cayenne.
Sprinkle bread crumb mixture over the fries and toss to coat. Place in a single layer on baking sheet.
Bake on center oven rack for 30 minutes, or until tender and well browned, turning once or twice during cooking.



Makes 4 servings.

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