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Baked Purple potato Fries

Crispy Oven-Roasted Purple Fries

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Modern Soul Food
Servings: 4
Calories: 189kcal
Author: Marwin Brown


  • 1 lb purple potatoes unpeeled and cut into wedges
  • 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp smoked sweet paprika
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp ground garlic
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 2 tbsp potato starch or cornstarch optional for more crispy fries


  • Heat oven to 400°F. Cut the potatoes evenly in strips or wedges.
  • Place potatoes, starch, and 1/2 teaspoon of the salt in a mixing bowl and toss. If not using starch, just exclude and go to next step.
    Coat the potato in oil
  • Transfer to a baking sheet: Spread the coated potatoes out into a single layer on an ungreased baking sheet. Roast 15 minutes then flip and roast another 5 to 10 minutes until potatoes develop crispy exterior.
  • While potatoes are roasting, combine spice ingredients mixing well.
  • Once potatoes are done, allow to cool a few minutes then season and serve.


This recipe works for other potatoes as well including sweet potatoes and plain white potatoes


Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 881mg | Potassium: 500mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Vitamin C: 22.8mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1.2mg
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