Crunchy smoked sweet potato chips

Coat chunky pieces of sweet potato with cornmeal or polenta and paprika for a smoky, crispy side dish

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:35 mins
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 287
  • fat 5g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 53g
  • sugars 26g
  • fibre 8g
  • protein 3g
  • salt 0.2g


  • 1½kg (about 7) sweet potatoes
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp sweet smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsp fine cornmeal or polenta


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Cut 1.5kg (about 7) sweet potatoes into chunky chips and put in a large bowl. Drizzle with 3 tbsp vegetable oil, then sprinkle with 2 tsp sweet smoked paprika, 2 tbsp fine cornmeal or polenta and plenty of seasoning.

  2. Toss until well coated, then divide the chips between 2 large baking trays lined with baking parchment. Cook for 35 mins until golden and crunchy, tossing halfway through cooking.

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