Instant Pot Yam Fries

An easy recipe of delicious yam fries which are sweet and spicy at the same time. It’s a great choice when you wanna try something other than the regular french fries.

These Sweet potato fries works great with tahini or ketchup.

Instant Pot Yam Fries
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: smoked paprika, Yam Fries, yams
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 8
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 4 tbsp dried rosemary powder
  • 6 yams cut lengthwise into thick fries
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Take a bowl and place all the ingredients in it to marinate the fries.
  • Meanwhile, add water in the inner pot of instant pot and place the trivet in it.
  • Put the marinated fries on it and close the lid.
  • Cook for about 30 minutes and release the pressure naturally through the steam vent.
  • Open the lid and take out the fries.
  • Serve hot.
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9 thoughts on “Instant Pot Yam Fries

  1. These were a soggy mess and I did not cook for the full time either. I’m still pretty new to the instant pot but I just knew this wouldn’t turn out… What a waste 🙁

    1. For crispy skin: preheat the oven to broiler. Arrange the Instant Pot cooked fries onto a baking sheet, and lightly spray with cooking oil. Broil for about 3-5 minutes.

  2. I tried broiling them, but they still weren’t crispy. The spices were excellent, though. Would make this again. Just don’t call them “fries.”

    1. Pleased to know that you liked the flavoring. If you like crispy fries, then you can deep fry them lightly after removing from the Instant Pot.

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