Recipe courtesy of Tanya Holland
Total:
33 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
None

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes (4 medium)
  • 2 quarts vegetable or peanut oil, for frying
  • Spice Blend, recipe follows
Spice blend:
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground dried oregano

Directions

Peel potatoes and cut into 1/4-inch matchsticks. Heat oil to 300 degrees F. "Blanch" fries for 2 minutes and let cool. Heat oil to 350 degrees F. Fry for 3 minutes, or until fries are brown and rise to the top. Sprinkle with the spice blend.

Spice blend:

Toss all the spices together in a large bowl. Store in an airtight container.

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