Yucca Fries

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Ingredients

  • SERVINGS 4
  • UNITS US
  • 3 cups canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 lbs fresh yucca root
  • 1 lime, zest of

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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