spicy sweet potato fries with adobo chipotle dipping sauce

by Cait on July 24, 2012

Is there anything better than sweet potato fries?

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Don’t get me wrong – I love a good white potato.

But there’s just something about sweet potato fries that can’t be beat.

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Especially when baked and combined with a spicy Adobo Chipotle Dipping Sauce.

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Tell me that doesn’t make you weak in the knees.

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Just try.

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Chipotle Sweet Potato Fries with Adobo Chipotle Dipping Sauce

Serves 2

Ingredients

For the Fries:

  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp chipotle powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

For the Sauce:

  • 1/3 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt (I used Chobani)
  • 2 tsp. adobo sauce*
  • 1/8 tsp. ground chipotle*
  • 1/8 tsp. paprika*
* More can be added of each depending on your tolerance for spiciness.

Directions:

For the Fries:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Slice sweet potato into wedges or sticks depending on your desired thickness.
  3. Dump cut potatoes into a large mixing bowl with olive oil, mixing with your hands to combine.  Be sure the majority of the potatoes are covered with oil.
  4. In a small bowl, combine paprika, chipotle and oregano then combine with potatoes, mixing well to ensure full coverage.
  5. Arrange potatoes in a thin layer on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes, flipping halfway through or until potatoes begin to crisp and brown.
  6. Remove from the oven.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.

For the Sauce:

  1. In a small bowl, combine all sauce ingredients.
  2. Serve with fries fresh out of the oven.

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