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Yuca Fries

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Yuca fries
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Yuca (sometimes spelled yucca) is similar in taste and texture to a potato. Next time you want french-fries, try yuca fries instead.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Ingredients:

  • 6 to 8 garlic cloves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 3 to 4 quarts water
  • 1 1/2 pounds yuca (washe, peeled, and sliced into fries)
  • vegetable oil for frying

Preparation:

1. In a saucepan , combine garlic, bay leaves, salt, and water.

2. Bring the mixture to aboil.

3. Add the Yuca, reduce the heat to medium, and simmer until yuca is tender, but not sticky or falling apart, about 30 minutes.

4.Drain the yuca on paper towels. When cool enough to handle, pat the yuca dry.

5. In a fryer or deep skillet, heat the oil to 375 Fahrenheit.

6. Fry the yuca until golden, drain on paper towels, sprinkle with salt, and serve hot with Garlic Dipping Sauce

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 5 out of 5
yucca, Member annmarie48

I only asid know as I do not eat fried foods but love the yucca I have steamed it many times but would like something with a little more taste ot it maybe you have more recipies for preparing yucca. I have had fried yucca and have enjoyed it but rather boiled or baked

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