Yucca Frita

Yucca Frita

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Kristen O'Brien 13

"This is a tasty Latin side dish, that I always enjoy making. It's a great alternative to french fries or potatoes. This is also great if your looking for a real, ethnic appetizer or tapa!"

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 607 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 37.4 g
  • 58%
  • Carbs:
  • 65g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 8.2 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 14 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the oil in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Place the yucca fries in the hot oil and fry until golden brown, about 20 minutes. Turn occasionally to brown them evenly. Remove from the skillet with a slotted spoon or spatula and season with salt. Squeeze lime juice over them if you like and serve immediately.
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I make fried Yucca all the time for my family. I would suggest some changes to this recipe. You need to first boil the yucca until tender. I have never timed how long it takes, 20-30 minutes ...

This is pretty good but for a better taste you have to boil yucca (big chuncks) in water w/salt and 2 or 3 smash cloves of garlic. Once the yucca is cooked cut it and deep fry until light golden...

As a puertorican, I've cooked yuca many times and in many different ways. This recipe works as is, IF you slice the yuca thin enough and skip the lime (it really doesn't "go"). I like to season ...