What to Eat With Sweet Potato Fries: 20 Best Side Dishes

Sweet-Potato-Fries side dishes

Sweet potato fries are a popular and flavorful snack or side dish that are loved by many.

While they can be enjoyed on their own, pairing them with the right side dishes can take your meal to the next level.

Whether you're looking for a quick and easy snack or a complete meal, we have 20 delicious options for you.

Sweet-Potato-Fries side dishes

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The best side dishes to serve with sweet potato fries are tabasco sauce, onion rings, turkey burgers, roast beef, chicken and stuffing, popcorn, tortilla soup, taquitos, honey mustard sauce, chicken sliders, chicken tenders, beef kabobs, mango salsa, red cabbage coleslaw, caesar salad, egg sandwiches, chicken thighs, and BBQ sauce.

Now, let's start cooking!

20 Side Dishes For Sweet Potato Fries

1. Tabasco Sauce

Tabasco Sauce

Tabasco sauce is a perfect pair to your sweet potato fries. This sauce makes the fries taste spicy and delicious. You can make this amazing tabasco sauce at home using the tagged recipe.

Once the sauce is ready, store it in an airtight jar and have it every time you crave sweet potato fries.

2.  Popeyes Sweet Heat Sauce

sweet heat sauce

Make this delicious sweet and spicy sauce using the tagged recipe. According to the recipe card, you only require six ingredients such as apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, honey, garlic salt, cayenne pepper, and red pepper flakes.

This sauce is quite tempting and elevates the taste of your fries manifolds. Ensure that the consistency of the sauce is similar to that mentioned in the article.

If you want to serve this sauce to your guests, pour it into a beautiful bottle and keep it away from sunlight.

3. Arrabbiata Sauce

Arrabbiata sauce

This is another spicy sauce to pair with sweet potato fries. The dip is entirely vegetarian and has ingredients like tomato sauce, thyme, oregano, red pepper flakes, and basil.

Make it at home and enjoy it with all types of snacks, including sweet potato fries.

4. Onion Rings

Onion rings

Fries with onion rings, isn't that a good idea? If you agree, make this amazing combination at home and serve it as starters or simply snacks for your kids.

Onion rings can be made in an air fryer, giving you a crispy treat to enjoy. Besides, since onion rings are sweet, they taste incredible with salty and spicy sweet potato fries.

5. Turkey Burgers

Turkey Burgers

If you crave a complete meal, you must serve sweet potato fries with turkey burgers. These burgers can get ready within 15 minutes and require you to have ground turkey, bread crumbs, salt, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, black pepper, mayonnaise, and buns.

It is also quite easy to assemble these burgers and treat your family to a fulfilling dinner.

6. Roast Beef

Roast Beef

Pair your sweet potato fries with roast beef. Both these dishes complement each other, allowing you to present great food to your guests.

Besides, these are crowd-pleaser dishes, giving you all the reasons to gain praise from even the strictest food critics.

Follow the tagged recipe to make tender and juicy roast beef in your instant pot.

7. Chicken and Stuffing

Chicken and stuffing

Have you ever tried chicken and stuffing before? This is another name for stuffed chicken which tastes divine on every bite. The juicy and soft chicken has a zest and aromatic stuffing, urging you to want more.

Pair this amazing recipe with sweet potato fries and experience the blend of different flavors and textures.

8. Popcorn


Are you planning a movie night soon? If yes, do you plan to have sweet potato fries on your menu? What else do you wish to add?

With potato fries, we recommend serving popcorn. Yes, the combination is weird, but it is worth trying. Crispy popcorn tastes amazing with crispy fries.

You can make homemade popcorn using the tagged recipe card. Adjust the quantities of ingredients according to the serving.

9. Tortilla Soup

Tortilla soup

Tortilla soup is a perfect choice to eat with sweet potato fries. The combination can be your savior on a cold winter night and fill you with lots of warmth.

Try the delicious soup with the given ingredients. You can also improvise the recipe according to your spice preference.

Besides, if you like beef instead of chicken, you can replace the ingredient to make the soup you like.

10. Taquitos


Taquitos are Mexican snacks that are juicy, healthy and homemade. They are packed with flavors, thanks to ingredients like garlic, tomatoes, onions, beef, cumin, and black pepper.

Try these wraps with your friends and family and serve them with sweet potato fries. You can also add a sauce to the equation for a complete meal.

11. Honey Mustard Sauce

Honey mustard sauce

Honey mustard sauce and sweet potato fries make a dreamy duo. The sweet and savory sauce tastes scrumptious with fries that even your kids will find it hard to resist.

Although you can buy this sauce from a store, it is best to make it at home using the tagged recipe.

12. BBQ Chicken Sliders

BBQ chicken sliders

Make these saucy BBQ chicken sliders at your upcoming gathering. These sliders have BBQ sauce, cheese, and a buttery sauce to make your day. The sliders are tender, while the buns are crispy and golden brown when cooked.

Serve these sliders with sweet potato fries and invite everyone for a treat.

13. Chicken Tenders

Chicken Tenders

Crispy, juicy, and healthy chicken tenders are a dream come true dish for any food lover. You can create these chicken tenders in your oven with just a few ingredients and a simple method.

Once the tenders are ready, serve them with sweet potato fries and enjoy the heartwarming combination.

14. Beef Kebabs

Beef Kebabs

Marinate your beef with garlic, ginger, soy sauce, and olive oil. Then grill the meat for a summer lunch party. Add vegetables to the skewer as well, and call it a scrumptious dish.

Once the kebabs have been properly grilled, serve them with sweet potato fries, and thank us for an incredible combination.

15. Mango Salsa

mango salsa

You don't have to go overboard when looking for a side dish with sweet potato fries. You can serve these fries with mango salsa and enjoy the duo for lunch.

To make the best mango salsa, you need mangoes, jalapenos, red onions, lime and cilantro. This is a juicy delight and ideal to give you great joy.

16. Red Cabbage Coleslaw

Red cabbage coleslaw

If you are running out of time, make this creamy red cabbage coleslaw with sweet potato fries. The dish uses less than ten ingredients and can be made within a bowl.

Pair the coleslaw with sweet potato fries and experience a burst of flavors in your mouth.

17. Caesar Salad

Caesar salad


Are you looking for a quick food option with sweet potato fries? In that case, prepare an easy caesar salad, and you are good to go.

Although this salad has many versions, we suggest making the one mentioned in the tagged recipe.

18. Egg Sandwiches

Egg sandwiches


Raise your hands if you like old, traditional egg sandwiches. They are easy to make with a few ingredients already available in your pantry. Serve these sandwiches with sweet potato fries and visit old memories with every bite.

19. Chicken Thighs

Chicken Thighs

Chicken thighs also make an incredible side dish with potato fries. They are flavorful, juicy, and tender. Plus, these thighs are loved by both kids and adults alike.

We have shared an amazing recipe for thighs that you can make in your oven.

20. BBQ Sauce

BBQ sauce

Homemade BBQ sauce is quite tasty. You can not only have it with sweet potato fries, but this sauce tastes great with all types of snacks and other homemade goodies.

The recipe will make you forget the store-bought sauce with all the harmful preservatives.

Sweet potato fries don't have to be boring, especially with the 20 side dishes mentioned above. Try them all and see which ones work for you.

Sweet Potato Fries Sides

  1. Tabasco sauce
  2. Popeyes sweet heat sauce
  3. Arrabbiata sauce
  4. Onion rings
  5. Turkey burgers
  6. Roast beef
  7. Chicken and stuffing
  8. Popcorn
  9. Tortilla soup
  10. Taquitos
  11. Honey mustard sauce
  12. BBQ Chicken sliders
  13. Chicken tenders
  14. Beef kababs
  15. Mango salsa
  16. Red cabbage coleslaw
  17. Caesar salad
  18. Egg sandwiches
  19. Chicken thighs
  20. BBQ sauce

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Sweet-Potato-Fries side dishes

What To Serve With Sweet Potato Fries

Looking for side dishes to eat with sweet potato fries? Discover 20 easy and delicious options, from savory dips and sauces to fresh salads and sandwiches.
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Course: dinner, lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sweet potato fries, Yam Fries
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
Author: Corrie


  • 1 sweet potato fries


  • Make sweet potato fries at home using your favorite recipe.
  • Make a side dish from the list above. You can eat these fries with BBQ sauce, chicken thighs, arrabbiata sauce, honey mustard sauce, red cabbage coleslaw, chicken and stuffing, chicken sliders, onion rings, turkey burgers, roast beef, popcorn and tortilla soup.
  • Serve and enjoy a wonderful meal 🙂
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