Yucca is an elongated, tubular root that is popular in many countries of the world. It is also known as cassava and mandioca. Yucca has a distinct, delicate flavor and can be used in lieu of potatoes in many dishes. This recipe shows you how to peel it and deep fry it. Use this as a side for meats, poultry, pork or fish.
What you need to do is peel the cassava and cook it in boiling, salted water. Once you can pierce it with a fork, remove it from the heat. Cool it down and cut it. Deep fry it in very hot oil until crisp and browned. Place the fried yucca on paper towels and drain. Salt and enjoy!
Here is a short video on how to make this: