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The thick skin of yuca should be peeled and the fibrous core that runs down the center should be removed before using.
Boost up the spice level by adding 1/2 tsp. each crushed red pepper and black pepper with the yuca.
Yuca is a root that ranges from 6 to 12 inches in length and 2 to 3 inches in diameter. This crunchy tuber has a tough brown skin and a crisp, white flesh. Originally, yuca is a native to South America and there are only 2 main categories: bitter & sweet. Yuca is used as a thickener in the making of tapioca and other dishes.
Simply prepare using thawed, frozen yuca for the fresh yuca.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.