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Fried Yucca (Cassava) Costa Rican Style

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“This is my favorite Saturday morning treat that my husband always makes for me. Its very easy and tastes way better than potato french fries.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
2
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Skin the yuca using a potato peeler or a knife.
  2. Cut the yuca into 2-3 inch chunks and then cut those chunks in half.
  3. Boil the yuca until it is just soft enough to poke with a fork. Don't over boil or let it sit in the hot water or it will become to soft and wont fry.
  4. There is a very indigestible stringy part in the middle, be sure to take that out if its visible.
  5. Cut the half chunks into smaller fry-shaped pieces.
  6. Melt the butter in a frying pan, add the yuca and fry on medium or medium-low heat, turning occasionally until they are browned to your liking.
  7. Add salt and dip in ketchup.

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