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Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Wedges

Thick and crispy sweet potato wedges made simple with salt and pepper, then garnished with fresh parsley.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 218kcal
Author Rena


  • 4 medium Sweet Potatoes scrubbed and cut lengthwise into wedges
  • 3 tbsp Olive or avocado oil
  • 2 tbsp Corn starch or Potato starch
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1-2 tbsp Freshly chopped curly parsley to garnish, optional


  • Scrub and rinse the sweet potatoes to remove any dirt.
  • Cut the potato in half and then cut each half lengthways again to end up with 8 wedges. Soak the wedges into a bowl filled with cold water for at least 1 hour.
  • After the time is up, remove the potatoes from the water and pat the excess moisture with a paper towel.
  • Meanwhile preheat the oven to 400°F and lightly grease 2 non-stick baking sheets with cooking oil spray. Next, place the potato wedges together with the starch in a large ziplock bag.
  • Close the bag and shake well to coat. Open the bag and pour in the oil, then seal and again shake the bag to evenly coat with the oil.
  • Lay the wedges on the prepared baking trays, in a single layer. Bake for 25-30 minutes, turning halfway through until both sides are golden and crispy.
  • Once done remove from the oven and let them slightly cool at room temperature for about 8-10 minutes before removing them from the trays. Garnish with salt, pepper, and parsley.
  • Serve with your favorite dip and enjoy!


  • Use any neutral oil. We prefer olive or avocado oil
  • To give the sweet potatoes that crispy texture use corn starch, tapioca flour, or potato starch
Place leftovers in a container and store in the fridge for up to 5 days. Reheat in the microwave when ready to eat or serve cold. You can freeze for up to 3 months. Allow it to thaw in the fridge and reheat in a preheated oven for 10-15 minutes.
Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 218mg | Potassium: 762mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 32086IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 1mg