It's funny, I really don't like plain sweet potatoes or even the kind with all the brown sugar and marshmallows that people make for Thanksgiving, but I do like sweet potato fries! I kinda got hooked on them when we ate at the Burger Bar last summer. But I usually don't eat a lot of fried foods. So I've been experimenting with making a baked version. Here's what I do:
Cut the fries into slices. I keep them pretty thin, probably about a half inch thick and I am lazy and leave the skins on.
Put them into a ziplock bag and generously drizzle with olive oil. Then season - I like to use seasoned salt and some rosemary.
Cover a cookie sheet with foil (saves scrubbing the messy pan) and spread them in a single layer. Drizzle with a bit more olive oil. Bake in a hot oven - about 400 degrees. As the fries start to get crispy, turn them with a spatula. I bake them until they are very crispy, verging on burnt, for 20 - 30 minutes. Watch them carefull or they will totally burn!
If anyone else has some great hints on how to make crispy oven baked fries, I'd love to know!