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Cilantro Lime Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potatoes are tossed in garlic, lime zest, and olive oil, baked to perfection, and finished with a sprinkle of fresh chopped cilantro.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 4 servings


  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons lime zest (from 2 limes)
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • sea salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Prepare baking sheet by spraying with nonstick spray. Set aside.
  • Slice sweet potatoes into sticks. Add to a large ziplock bag with lime zest, garlic, olive oil, and flour. Close bag and shake to evenly coat the sweet potatoes with the ingredients.
  • Empty sweet potatoes only large greased baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven, toss fries to move them around, and bake another 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with sea salt and chopped cilantro. Finish with a few squeezes of fresh lime juice. Serve immediately with ranch dipping sauce.


Recipe adapted from Paleo Gluten Free Eats