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I LOVE fries!  Usually, I love them because they are salty and soooo good!  Well, sweet potato fries can be salty, but they can also be sweet.  Based on how you serve them, you can change the entire flavor profile.  This recipe highlights all of the sweet goodness that is found in sweet potatoes!  While sweet potato fries are good on their own, they are AMAZING with marshmallow sauce!  I can’t believe I have just discovered how amazing sweet potato fries are with marshmallow sauce!!

I know what you are all thinking….well duh!  Sweet potatoes are amazing when topped with marshmallows.  Well, yes, you are correct!  We all know that.  But, I bet you hadn’t thought to recreate the flavor of your favorite sweet potato topped with marshmallows in snacking form!  I didn’t until now.  And boy am I happy I did!Ninja Foodi sweet potato, Ninja Foodi potato, sweet potato, side dish, potato, marshmallow, instant pot sweet potato, instant pot potato, Ninja Foodi recipe, Ninja Foodi side dish, instant pot side dish

By following the basic recipe on how to air fry sweet potato fries in the Ninja Foodi you can adapt your seasonings and dips as you like.  Once you get the cooking method down pat, the options are endless.  We tried out 2 variations of sweet potato fries.  This recipe, for Sweet Potato Fries with Marshmallow Sauce and another recipe for Salted Sweet Potato fries with Chipotle Lime Aioli.  One is sweet and one is savory.  Either way, you can’t go wrong!

Take a look at our recipe for Salted Sweet Potato fries with Chipotle Lime Aioli.

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Tips for making this recipe:

  1. Be sure to clean your sweet potatoes really well if you are keeping the skins on.  The skins add additional nutrients so it’s a good way to be a little extra healthy without really trying.  🙂
  2. Try the marshmallow sauce!  Seriously- I know I sound like a broken record here.  But it is SO GOOD!!  It’s really quick and easy to make and you likely have the ingredients on hand.  You can thank me later!
  3. Check on how your sweet potato fries are doing in the Ninja Foodi.  It’s easy to estimate how long they should take to cook, but based on thickness and the number of fries, you may need to adjust to add or reduce a couple of minutes.  Just open the lid and check for doneness.  If they need more time, close the lid.  🙂
  4. Try to cut all fries the same size.  This will help make sure that all fries are cooked the same.  If the fries are different thicknesses, some might take longer to cook than others.

Instructions:

  1. Wash your sweet potatoes really well.  The outside of a sweet potato is thicker than a normal potato and can sometimes have a little bit of additional dirt on the skin.
  2. If you prefer, you can peel the sweet potatoes using a potato peeler. I prefer to leave the skins on the sweet potatoes for nutritional value.  🙂
  3. Cut the sweet potatoes into “fries.”  I recommend slicing the sweet potato lengthwise into 1/4 to  1/2 inch slices first and then cut those slices again into 1/4 to 1/2 slices lengthwise.  This will leave you with 1/4 to 1/2 inch wide sweet potato fries.
  4. Toss the sweet potato fries in 1 tablespoon of Olive Oil.
  5. Turn the Ninja Foodi on.
  6. Place the crisping basket into the Ninja Foodi pot.
  7. Add the sweet potato fries to the crisping basket.  Try to spread the sweet potato fries out so they are not all stacked on top of each other.  The more spread out that they are, the crispier they will be.  🙂
  8. Close the crisping lid.
  9. Select “Air Crisp” and change the temperature to 375 degrees.  Change the time to 25 minutes.
  10. Close “Air Crisp” lid.
  11. After cooking for 10 minutes, open the “Air Crisp” lid and flip the sweet potato fries.
  12. Close “Air Crisp” lid and continue to cook.
  13. While sweet potatoes are cooking, prepare marshmallow sauce according to recipe.
  14. Check for doneness every 5 minutes.
  15. Once the sweet potato fries are cooked to your desired doneness, turn the Ninja Foodi off.
  16. Using tongs, remove the sweet potato fries from the Ninja Foodi and serve with Marshmallow Sauce. 

Ingredients:

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Sweet Potato Fries with Marshmallow Sauce

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
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Ingredients

  • 2 Large sweet potatoes
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • Marshmallow Sauce

Instructions

  • Wash your sweet potatoes really well.  The outside of a sweet potato is thicker than a normal potato and can sometimes have a little bit of additional dirt on the skin.
  • If you prefer, you can peel the sweet potatoes using a potato peeler. I prefer to leave the skins on the sweet potatoes for nutritional value.  🙂
  • Cut the sweet potatoes into "fries."  I recommend slicing the sweet potato lengthwise into 1/4 to  1/2 inch slices first and then cut those slices again into 1/4 to 1/2 slices lengthwise.  This will leave you with 1/4 to 1/2 inch wide sweet potato fries.
  • Toss the sweet potato fries in 1 tablespoon of Olive Oil.
  • Turn the Ninja Foodi on.
  • Place the crisping basket into the Ninja Foodi pot.
  • Add the sweet potato fries to the crisping basket.  Try to spread the sweet potato fries out so they are not all stacked on top of each other.  The more spread out that they are, the crispier they will be.  🙂
  • Close the crisping lid.
  • Select "Air Crisp" and change the temperature to 375 degrees.  Change the time to 25 minutes.
  • Close "Air Crisp" lid.
  • After cooking for 10 minutes, open the "Air Crisp" lid and flip the sweet potato fries.
  • Close "Air Crisp" lid and continue to cook.
  • While sweet potatoes are cooking, prepare marshmallow sauce according to recipe.
  • Check for doneness every 5 minutes.
  • Once the sweet potato fries are cooked to your desired doneness, turn the Ninja Foodi off.
  • Using tongs, remove the sweet potato fries from the Ninja Foodi and serve with Marshmallow Sauce. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1g
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