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Sweet ‘n’ Spicy Sweet Potato Fries with Cilantro Ranch Dip

These kickin' sweet potatoes fries go perfectly with a creamy homemade cilantro ranch dip. You'll want to eat batch after batch of these amazing fries in minutes!
Prep Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Servings 2 dozen fries


  • 4 large sweet potatoes peeled and cut into fry-shaped strips
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup loosely-packed fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Make the fries: Place potato fries in a large bowl and cover with water. Let soak 2 hours.
  • Once potatoes have soaked, remove from bowl and pat dry with towels. Toss potatoes with cornstarch in a large bowl then stir in remaining ingredients until potatoes are evenly coated. Spread in an even layer on two greased baking sheets.
  • Bake sweet potatoes at 400F 20 minutes, then flip and continue to bake an additional 10-15 minutes or until golden and crispy.
  • Make the cilantro ranch dip: Place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse several times until smooth and creamy.
  • Serve sweet potatoes fries with cilantro ranch dip.


Store fries and dip in refrigerator up to 4 days.