Fried Yuca and Mojo (Yuca Fries) | GOYA

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Fried Yuca and Mojo (Yuca Fries)

A Caribbean Twist On Homemade Fries

If your family likes homemade fries, try a change of pace with this delicious, fried yuca recipe. A staple of Latin America, yuca is a mild flavored root vegetable, similar to potato, with a hint of sweetness. Crisp and golden brown, fried yuca is a perfect canvas for our tangy mojo sauce, a fresh blend of GOYA® Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, onions, garlic and lemon juice.

You can count on GOYA® to make homemade fries the easy way! Frozen GOYA® Yuca is peeled and chopped – ready to go. It’s delicious with all your favorite meats, poultry and seafood -- roasted or grilled.

Serves 6

Prep time: Less than 5 min.

Total time: 15 min.


1 cup GOYA® Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

1 onion, thinly sliced

1 tbsp. GOYA® Minced Garlic

1 tbsp. GOYA® Lemon Juice

GOYA® Adobo All-Purpose Seasoning with Pepper, to taste

1 pkg. (24 oz.) Frozen GOYA® Yuca , cut into 3" x 1" pieces

GOYA® Vegetable Oil, for frying


1. Heat oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions; cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, about 5 minutes. Add garlic; cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds more. Stir in lemon juice, season with Adobo; set aside.
2. Fry yuca according to package instructions. Season fried yuca with Adobo.
3. To serve, transfer fried yuca to platter. Serve with mojo sauce.

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