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Yuca Sticks

 

 

Sunset OCTOBER 2011

  • Yield: Serves 6
  • Total:1 Hour, 15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds yuca (also known as cassava or manioc), peeled
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • Fine sea salt

Preparation

1. Boil yuca in water until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain, pat dry, trim fibrous inner core (you'll see it), and cut into 1/2-in.-thick sticks about 3 in. long.

2. Heat 2 to 3 in. oil in a large saucepan until oil registers 350° on a deep-fry thermometer. Fry yuca in batches until golden and crisp, about 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle immediately with salt.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 384
  • Calories from fat: 21%
  • Protein: 7.6g
  • Fat: 9.1g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 68g
  • Fiber: 5.1g
  • Sodium: 149mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
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