Cajun sweet potato chips recipe

114 ratings Rate
  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
  • 277 calories / serving
  • Healthy
Add this recipe to your binder.
Cajun sweet potato chips hero

Grind the pepper coarsely in a spice grinder or a pestle and mortar. Add the rest of the herbs, spices and sugar and mix well.

Peel the potatoes and cut into chunky chips approx 6cm (2½ in) long and 1.5cm (¾in) thick. Blanch in boiling water for 3 minutes until al dente.

Drain well and place in a large mixing bowl. Add the oil and season with sea salt. Scatter over 2 tbsp of the Cajun seasoning and mix thoroughly. (Store the rest in a spice jar for another time).

Barbecue the chips using a barbecue rack; lay out in a single layer and cook for 8-10 minutes or so turning a few times until lightly charred and cooked through. Alternatively, roast in a high oven, gas 6, 200°C, fan 180°C for 10-12 minutes.

Serve with a dipping sauce of sour cream mixed with some snipped chives and a sprinkling of paprika.

See more canapé recipes

Email recipe details
Print recipe
  • Ingredients

  • 2tbsp mixed peppercorns
  • 2tsp dried sage
  • 1½tbsp dried oregano
  • 1½tbsp dried thyme
  • 2tbsp mild paprika
  • 1tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1tbsp soft brown sugar
  • 3tsp garlic powder
  • 1kg (2lb) sweet potatoes
  • 1tbsp light olive oil
  • sour cream and chopped chives to serve
Shop ingredients
Ways to shop
Look out for this basket to buy recipe ingredients.
Find out more

  • Energy 1168kj 277kcal 14%
  • Fat 3.5g 5%
  • Saturates 0.6g 3%
  • Sugars 17.2g 19%
  • Salt 0.3g 5%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 54.3g Protein 3g Fibre 8g


Text me the ingredients

Simply enter your mobile number below to receive the ingredients for this recipe by text

Please enter a valid UK or Ireland mobile phone number

Terms of Use. We will send you a text containing the list of ingredients for this recipe and a link to access the method. This will not cost you anything. If a message is undelivered we will only attempt to resend for up to 24 hours. This service involves no registration or subscription.