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Spiced Yucca Chips

Category: Snacks

Spiced Yucca Chips

Yucca is rich in fiber and carbohydrates, an exotic new taste and great alternative to potato more


Spiced Yucca Chips

  • 2 1/2 pounds fresh yucca, cut into 4" sections
  • vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • pinch of cayenne, or to taste


With a sharp paring knife make 1/8" deep slit down lengthwise of each yucca section. Use knife to pry off brown-white layer. Use 1 mm processor slicing disk to slice yucca crosswise or hand slice to 1/16". Separate slices and drop one at a time into hot oil. Fry in batches turning, 1-2 minutes or until pale golden.

Transfer as fried to paper towels to drain. In small bowl stir together chili powder, salt and cayenne. In large bowl toss chips with seasonings.

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