Chili Lime Sweet Potato Fries done in the air fryer make the perfect snack or side dish. These spicy salty sweet potato rounds are healthy, too!
So, I finally got an air fryer. New gadgets never come into my kitchen immediately because I’m of the school that you can always figure out how to do something with another kitchen appliance. Plus, my kitchen doesn’t have unlimited space so I hesitate to add another big appliance.
However, at the Everything Food Conference this year, one of the sponsors was Mealthy. And Mealthy makes not only a Multipot (aka Instant Pot), they also have developed CrispLid which turns ANY multi-pot into an air fryer! How genius is that? The CrispLid fits BOTH the 6- and 8-quart pots and is amazing! One because it takes less storage space and two because it makes our multi-pots even more versatile!
These are really super easy to make, and no messy frying! Simply peel and slice the sweet potatoes. I like to make rounds, 1/4″ thick. But feel free to cut the sweet potatoes into sticks, if you prefer.
Then mix up the lime juice and olive oil. You can whisk it together to get it to emulsify. Or, the easiest method is to put it into a jar and shake it, baby! Pour this over the potatoes and toss. I like to use my hands to make sure every surface is covered. Then toss with the spices… see, easy-peasy! This recipe is also Gr8 to cut in half if you just want a small snack.
PS: I’ve not used a regular air fryer, so I can’t make any claims to the differences between the two.