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Baked Sesame Fries with Miso Gravy

Easy, baked potato wedges coated in sesame seeds for crispy homemade fries.


Sesame Fries

  • 2 medium potatoes of choice
  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp potato starch (or cornstarch) (optional but makes it crispier)
  • salt and pepper (to taste)

Miso Gravy

  • cup water
  • ½ cup miso paste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • tsp tapioca starch + 2 tsp water
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)


Sesame Fries

  • Preheat the oven to 425°.
  • Toss potato wedges in oil, salt and pepper. Add potato starch and sesame seeds and toss again.
  • Bake loosely covered with foil at 425° for about 1 hour or until lightly browned and crispy. Serve with miso gravy and enjoy!

Miso Gravy

  • Combine water, miso paste, olive oil, maple syrup and garlic.
  • Transfer to a saucepan over medium heat until it starts to bubble.
  • Mix the tapioca starch and water in a separate bowl. Add it to the saucepan.
  • Stir continuously until gravy has thickened.
  • To make the gravy extra smooth (optional): Remove from heat and blend in a blender until smooth.


Recipe inspired by The Naam Restaurant.