Sweet and Spicy Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Spicy-Sweet Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Spicy-Sweet Roasted Sweet Potatoes are coated in a spice mixture that is both sweet and spicy and then roasted in a hot oven until brown and crispy.

Course Side Dish
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Servings 4


  • 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon packed light brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

  2. Place sweet potatoes in a large bowl and drizzle with oil.

  3. Add remaining ingredients and stir to coat sweet potatoes evenly.

  4. Spread sweet potatoes out on a large baking sheet.

  5. Bake 15 minutes. Stir and bake another 15 to 20 minutes.