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Drop Dead Recipes- Sweet Potato Fries & Chipotle Mayo

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I’m so stoked to be able to tell you all that I’ve paired up with my favourite clothing company, Drop Dead Clothing,  to provide their new blog with vegetarian & vegan recipes. I really love this brand, I think I’ve bought just about every piece of clothing they’ve come out with (and so has my boyfriend!). I kicked things off with deliciously addictive sweet potato fries with chipotle mayo. Definitely vegetarian and easily veganized by use of vegan mayo, which I used!

Sweet Potato Fries with Chipotle Mayo

Everyone loves sweet potato fries (or yam fries). I know because Google told me so.  They are eaten all over the world, although sometimes referred to under different names. They are healthier than regular potato fries, and I think even tastier.

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This particular recipe is made even healthier because the fries are baked instead of deep-fried….but I swear they are just as good! Especially when paired with this amazing homemade chipotle mayo. It’s has a punch of chipotle flavor but it’s mellowed down with sweet orange marmalade and fresh chopped cilantro. I used a store-bought vegan mayo, which is made without eggs, but regular mayo will be perfect, as well. These sweet potato fries makes a great appetizer or side dish but if you’re like me and you want to eat the whole tray at once, I’m sure it’s a great main course, too- hah! This simple recipe will blow your mind and you’ll love these fries as much as the ones you get in restaurants…maybe more!

  • 2 medium orange fleshed sweet potatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½  tsp paprika powder
  • ¼ tsp sea salt

 

  • ½ cup mayonnaise ( I used vegan Vegenaise)
  • ¼ – ½ tsp chipotle chili powder (start with ¼ tsp and taste. Chipotle can be quite strong, add a bit more if you need to)
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp orange marmalade
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro, roughly chopped

Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F/ 220 degrees C/ gas mark 7. Slice your sweet potatoes into thin fries. Toss with olive oil and paprika until coated. Spread into a single layer on a baking sheet tray. Bake for 20 minutes, flip fries over after 10 minutes.

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While fries are baking, stir together mayonnaise, chipotle powder, garlic powder and orange marmalade until well blended. Top with cilantro. Enjoy!

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  • Delicious, looks really yummy!

  • You looked very cool in that lovely shirt! 🙂 A great shot of you & this recipe rocks! 🙂 MMMMM!

    I already made sweet potato fries but this added chipotle mayo sounds so good!

    thanks!

  • They look so delicious! I love sweet potatoes!

  • Oh My Goodness, these are *drop dead* gorgeous fries… love the chipotle and the mayo dipping sauce… reminds me of my university days in Montreal ;-). YUM! We both have the comfort foods going today KoKo… Love this recipe and just checked out Dropped Dead Clothing’s site. Thanks for bringing them to our attention!

  • Mel

    These look scrumptious! and the mayo! wow!

  • I am still a novice in sweet potatoes cooking, but I love them and your fries confirm that I should play with them much more often. I love hot food, so chipotle’s presence would definitely please my palate.
    I am really glad to discover your blog. You have such original, luscious – looking dishes and one of the most beautiful layouts I have ever seen. Thank you for your kind comment on my blog!

  • Thanks Katarina!

    Thanks Sophie!

    Thanks Angie!

    Thanks Kelly! Glad to 🙂

    Thanks Mel

    Thanks Sissi! I hope you try them. Thanks for the lovely comment!

  • stevv212

    Great recipe, but what happened,,, it only goes to clothing site??? I’m looking for food recipe not clothes.

  • Koko

    Stevv212, so sorry! Drop Dead recently moved servers and my recipes are temporarily missing. Please email me: koko@kokoskitchen.com and I will send you the recipe right away. You’re gonna love ’em!

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