6 easy home-made fries that don’t require potatoes

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Don’t get us wrong; we love a good old-fashioned slap tjip parcel, slathered in salt and vinegar, but every now and then we like to mix it up with other vegetable fries. Fancy the sound thick-cut chickpea fries, crispy skinny sweet potato chips and intrigued by the flavour sensations of salty Brussels sprout chips? Read on.

ROAST SWEET POTATO SLAP CHIPS

Good ‘ol slap tjips, but this time made with earthy, buttery sweet potatoes, lovingly hand cut into thick strips, and roasted in olive oil, cumin and coriander for a spicy twist. Don’t forego the spicy sriracha tartare sauce – it completes the package.

Get the roast sweet potato slap chips with sriracha tartare sauce recipe here.

CRISPY BABY MARROW FRIES

A battered-and-fried delight but with a touch less guilt – need we say more? This easy side takes just 20 minutes to prep and cook and uses only five ingredients!

Get the crispy baby marrow fries recipe here, or try the battered-and-fried version served with an anchovy aïoli here.

SWEET POTATO SKINNY FRIES

No time to prep? Grab a pack of Woolies’ frozen skinny sweet potato chips, preheat the oven and get out the baking sheet! Serve with a generous sprinkling of herby salt that only needs three ingredients for a hint of freshness.

Get the sweet potato chips with herbed salt recipe here.

BRUSSELS SPROUT CHIPS

Yep, you read that correctly. These tiny little cabbage-like greens become crispy little morsels with a salty, subtle earthy flavour and a kick from dried chilli flakes.

Get the salty Brussels sprout chips recipe here.

THICK CHICKPEA FRIES

Okay, a little bit of effort is required, but the reward is delicious. Crispy, thick-cut fries with a nutty flavour and gritty texture that are perfect for dipping. Get cooking!

Get the chickpea fries with smoky tomato relish recipe here.

ROOT VEGGIE FRIES

If you can’t decide what type of veggie fries to try, why not whip up a combination of carrot, butternut and sweet potato skinny fries? It’s sure to be brightest section of your plate!

Get the root veggie fries recipe here.

Discover more delicious sides here.

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