Sweet Potato Fries

Why not switch up your chips with these slimming-friendly Sweet Potato Fries – great when counting calories or following plans like Weight Watchers!

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Everyone loves chips, and they are easy to incorporate into your weight loss plan with a few tweaks.

We have a few recipes that are really popular, including these scrummy Homemade Oven Chips.

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Sweet Potato Fries make an amazing alternative to chips – you could even have half a portion of each!


We actually prefer sweet potato chips for a few reasons:

  1. They taste AMAZING and have a wonderful texture.
  2. You never have to par-boil because they are naturally softer.
  3. They look so damn pretty!

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You could have these with our Melt-in-the-middle Burgers and a big salad for a really naughty tasting treat! Or, you could try them as a side for some Meatball Marinara Sliders… DROOL!

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Prep Time

Cooking Time

people 5 minutes 45 minutes




215kcal 5

Smart Points (Flex/Freestyle)

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  1. Grab as many potatoes as you need. We tend to use 1 large- 2 medium per person.
  2. Chop your potatoes into chip shapes. (If you want to be really particular you can and cut them into perfect rectangles to make nice straight chips).
  3. Cover a baking tray with tin foil and spray liberally with low calorie cooking spray.
  4. Add your chips to the tray, spray with more low calorie cooking spray and shake over plenty of Schwartz Perfect Shake 'chips'.
  5. Bake at 180 (fan) for about 45 - 60 minutes. Keep an eye on the chips as sweet potato does catch very quickly- turn the heat down and cook for longer if you need to.
  6. When the chips are nearly done, spritz them with a little extra low calorie cooking spray before returning them to the oven for the last few minutes.

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    1. Hi Joan
      It seems that the nutritional calculator wasn’t dividing the total calories between the number of portions. This has now been fixed

  1. Hi,
    No matter how I try I cannot get my sweet potato fries to crisp . They are either soggy or then I leave them longer and they just burn???

  2. Im like you and cut my chips all uniform and perfect rectangles discarding the uneven ends lol im so glad im not the only one thats so OCD and classed as anal pmsl 🤣🤣🤣 thanks for the chip seasoning recipe I made my own with all the herbs and spices in my cupboard…have to say worked well too 😉

  3. I always find that half of mine are still hard in the middle how can i stop that from happening? As i end up throwing away half of them as i cant eat them hard

    1. You could try cutting them a little thinner, or part cooking them in the microwave for a few minutes before putting in the oven 🙂

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