Asian-Style Oven-Fried Sweet Potatoes

Tempura veggies move over! These sweet potato wedges pack great Asian flavor and crunch without frying.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1/3
cup Progresso™ panko crispy bread crumbs
1/4
teaspoon coarse (kosher or sea) salt
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
teaspoon ground ginger
1
large dark-orange sweet potato (1 lb), peeled, cut crosswise in half, then cut into 3x3/4-inch wedges
1
tablespoon canola or olive oil
1/8
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Line 15x10x1- inch pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix bread crumbs, salt, garlic powder and ginger. In large bowl, toss potato wedges, oil and pepper flakes. Add crumb mixture; toss to coat.
  • 3 Spread potatoes in single layer in pan; sprinkle any remaining crumb mixture on potatoes.
  • 4 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until crumbs are golden brown and potatoes are tender.

Expert Tips

Sweet potatoes are high in vitamins A and C. Store in a cool, dark place (not in the refrigerator) and use within a week of purchase.

Sprinkle baked fries with seasoned rice vinegar to tantalize every taste bud.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
270%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.