Savoury Sweet Potato Sticks

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Prep Time: 20 min


  • 3 medium sweet potatoes (about 750 g/1 1/2 lbs)
  • 750 mL (3 cups) Rice Krispies* cereal
  • 1 mL (1/4 tsp) each: garlic powder, onion powder and salt (or seasoning salt)
  • 0.5 mL (1/8 tsp) cayenne pepper
  • 125 mL (1/2 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 4 egg whites
  • 60 mL (4 tbsp) water


Wash sweet potatoes (or peel if desired). Cut lengthwise into 1 cm (1/2-inch) slices. Cut slices into 1 cm (1/2-inch) sticks.
In large plate or shallow pan, mix together crushed cereal and seasonings. Place flour on second plate. In medium bowl, beat egg whites and water.
Coat potatoes with flour, shaking off excess. Next dip in egg mixture, then coat with cereal mixture. Place in single layer on foil-lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
Bake at 200°C (400°F) about 25 minutes or until lightly browned and tender when tested with sharp knife. Serve hot with salsa or roasted garlic mayonnaise if desired.

YIELD: 8 servings.

In keeping with good allergy practices, we remind you to be aware of allergens and to check labels on any packaged goods used. This recipe has been tested using Kellogg's* products. Results with other products may vary.