Yucca Fries

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

3 cups canola oil

1 tablespoon fine sea salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

1 teaspoon paprika

1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

2 pounds fresh yucca

1 lime zested

Directions

  1. In medium Dutch oven heat oil to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place all spices in mixing bowl, and combine thoroughly.
  3. Peel yucca tubes with heavy-duty vegetable peeler until bark is completely removed. Cut yucca into strips: 1/4-inch wide, 4 inches long. Add yucca into oil and fry until golden brown. With a slotted spoon remove the yucca from the oil and drain on paper towels.
  4. Season hot yucca fries with spice mixture and lime zest and serve on a warm paper-towel-lined platter.
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