Yuca is a starchy root from which tapioca is made. This enticing Cuban dish recipe is a perfect appetizer that is like French fries. They are yummy dipped in ketchup or a savory sauce! Smart Recipes, Caribbean Recipes, Vegetables Recipes, Recipes Vegetables Caribbean Cuban Yuca Fingers Cuban Yuca Fingers Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT45M Serves 4 2 Pounds Fresh Yuca 2 Cups Vegetable Oil 1 Tablespoon Salt In a pan of salted water, add yuca chunks and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and boil for about 20-25 minutes. In a colander, drain yucca chunks and keep aside to cool. Cut yuca chunks into 3-5-inch-long fingers lengthwise. Arrange yucca fries onto a wax paper lined baking sheet in a single layer. With a plastic wrap, cover baking sheet loosely and refrigerate overnight. In a large pan, heat oil to 350 degrees over medium heat and fry yuca fingers in batches till golden brown from all sides. Transfer fries onto paper towel lined plate to drain. Sprinkle with salt and serve immediately alongside your favorite sauce.

Cuban Yuca Fingers

Cuban Yuca Fingers Recipe


Yuca is a starchy root from which tapioca is made. This enticing Cuban dish recipe is a perfect appetizer that is like French fries. They are yummy dipped in ketchup or a savory sauce!

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

Caribbean

Protein

Vegetables

Category

Appetizers

Serves

4

Total Time

45 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 2 Pounds Fresh Yuca (Peeled & Chopped)
      • 2 Cups Vegetable Oil
      • 1 Tablespoon Salt

Directions

  1. In a pan of salted water, add yuca chunks and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and boil for about 20-25 minutes. In a colander, drain yucca chunks and keep aside to cool. Cut yuca chunks into 3-5-inch-long fingers lengthwise.
  2. Arrange yucca fries onto a wax paper lined baking sheet in a single layer. With a plastic wrap, cover baking sheet loosely and refrigerate overnight.
  3. In a large pan, heat oil to 350 degrees over medium heat and fry yuca fingers in batches till golden brown from all sides. Transfer fries onto paper towel lined plate to drain. Sprinkle with salt and serve immediately alongside your favorite sauce.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

456 kcal

Carbs

86 g

Fat

11 g

Protein

3 g

Cost Per Serving

$0.84

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