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Air Fryer Chimichurri-Loaded Sweet Potato Fries

by Niki Webster from The Vegan Air Fryer

With this easy air fryer recipe, sweet potato fries are healthier than ever before. Serve on their own or top with a fresh and flavourful chimichurri sauce.

From the book


These fries are completely more-ish and perfect for parties and healthy snacking. The chimichurri is also amazing on most roast veg or with a fresh tomato salad.

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350g (12oz) sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into 5mm (¼ inch) thick sticks
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp smoked paprika
For the chimichurri:
30g (1oz) fresh flat-leaf parsley
4 cloves garlic, peeled
1 banana shallot, peeled
1 tsp dried oregano
½ large red chilli, deseeded
5 tbsp red wine vinegar
50ml (scant ¼ cup) extra virgin olive oil

Essential kit

You will need: an air fryer.


Preheat your air fryer to 190°C (375°F) for 2 minutes.

Place the sweet potatoes in a mixing bowl and toss with the olive oil, garlic powder, smoked paprika and some sea salt and black pepper. Arrange on a baking tin without overcrowding (you might need to cook in batches). Air fry for 6 minutes, shake and then cook for another 2–3 minutes.

For the chimichurri, put all the ingredients into a food processor and blitz to a chunky paste. Season generously.

To serve, top the sweet potato fries with the chimichurri.


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