9 Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh yuca (about 2 roots)
  • Kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons aji amarillo paste (see note above)
  • 1 tablespoon juice from 1 lime
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, stems and seeds removed, roughly chopped.
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons grated cotija, romano, or feta cheese
  • 2 quarts peanut or vegetable oil
Nutrition
878
44% daily value
4 servings
                                       
                                            low-​sugar, vegetarian, gluten-​free
     

Fat

95% 62

Saturated

35% 7

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 33

Polyunsaturated

- 20

Carbs

26% 79

Carbs (net)

- 75

Fiber

16% 4

Sugars

- 4

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

8% 4

Cholesterol

6% 18

Sodium

11% 266

Calcium

7% 73

Magnesium

11% 45

Potassium

12% 575

Iron

4% 1

Zinc

8% 1

Phosphorus

12% 83

Vitamin A

2% 17

Vitamin C

53% 47

Thiamin (B1)

16% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

13% 0

Niacin (B3)

12% 2

Vitamin B6

18% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

15% 59

Folate (food)

- 59

Folic acid

- 0

Vitamin B12

5% 0

Vitamin D

8% 1

Vitamin E

58% 9

Vitamin K

6% 8

Sugar alcohols

- 0

Water

- 133
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