Fried Yuca and Mojo (Yuca Fries)
A Caribbean Twist On Homemade FriesIf 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.
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.|