sweet potato fries on pan

Crispy Baked Chili Lime Sweet Potato Fries

An easy and healthy recipe for chili lime baked sweet potato fries that yield perfectly crispy, roasted fries straight from the oven! Coated with a chili lime seasoning that is a little sweet, a little salty, and a little spicy!

Prep: 60Cook: 35Total: 1 hour 35 minutes
Yield 2 large sweet potatoes 1x


  • 2 large sweet potatoes, washed and cut into wedges (can cut into smaller wedges for crispier)
  • 2 tbsp arrowroot powder (tapioca or cornstarch also work)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Preheat oven to 425F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Wash and cut sweet potato fries, then place them in a tub of cold water for at least one hour.
  3. After an hour, take fries out of water and dry off completely. 
  4. While fries are drying, whisk together oil, lime juice, chili powder, garlic powder, pepper, and cayenne.
  5. Place dried fries in a bag or large mixing bowl and add arrowroot starch.
  6. Toss until fries are completely coated, then add the chili lime sauce.
  7. Toss again until completely coated and place fries evenly on baking sheet
  8. Bake for 20 minutes, then flip each fry.
  9. Bake for another 15 minutes or until golden brown. If cutting fries smaller, try 15 minutes on one side, then 10 minutes on the other.
  10. Season with salt after taking out of oven!
Author: ErinCategory: gluten-free, side dish