Purple yams are tossed in sriracha salt and olive oil then air-fried until crispy. A simple combination of cool sour cream and sriracha complements the sweet yam. The procedure for cooking yams in an air fryer is different than cooking potatoes.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
21 mins
total:
36 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat an air fryer to 320 degrees F (160 degrees C).

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  • Place yam fries into a bowl. Add olive oil and sriracha-flavored salt; toss to coat evenly. Pour into the air fryer basket.

  • Cook in the preheated air fryer for 16 minutes. Increase heat to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Shake basket and cook for 5 minutes more.

  • Mix sour cream and sriracha sauce together in a bowl. Serve alongside yam fries.

Cook's Note:

You can cut yams with a French fry cutter instead of a knife if preferred.

Nutrition Facts

242 calories; protein 2.9g 6% DV; carbohydrates 43.3g 14% DV; fat 6.7g 10% DV; cholesterol 8.4mg 3% DV; sodium 718.6mg 29% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
08/03/2019
Perfect amount of oil. My Black and Decker air dryer required a bit more time (prob 25 min total) and I am a salt fiend so I added Lawry's seasoned salt. Delicious! Read More
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