Fiery Sriracha Fries

Potatoes are a perfect pairing with hot sauces and chili powders. These root vegetables just soak in the delicious heat and unique flavors of whatever coats them. So Sriracha meet the Russet, and be ready to meet your new favorite fry.

It’s a pairing destined to be part of your go-to options for barbecues and cook-outs. Sriracha delivers not only spiciness, but also a slight garlic undertone that just works with fries. They go great with spicy hamburgers or steak especially.

For extra heat, consider sprinkling a little homemade Sriracha powder (very easy to make) over the fries prior to serving. It’ll add color and an immediate kick to the eating experience. 

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Fiery Sriracha Fries

A spicy side, perfect with burgers, steaks, and barbecue
4.75 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 234 kcal


  • 4 Russet potatoes cut into french fry strings or wedges
  • 1/2 cup Sriracha sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together the Sriracha sauce, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  • Add the potato strings or wedges to the bowl and stir to thoroughly coat them.
  • On a foil-lined baking tray, evenly spread the coated fries.
  • Bake the fries for 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown, flipping the fries once during the process.
  • Remove from oven, and serve while hot.


Calories: 234kcalCarbohydrates: 39gProtein: 5gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 1094mgPotassium: 931mgFiber: 3gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 49IUVitamin C: 35mgCalcium: 28mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Sriracha
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UPDATE NOTICE: This post was updated on May 4, 2022 to include new content.
4.75 from 4 votes (3 ratings without comment)
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5 stars
Fantastic idea my family loves it