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Yuca Bites

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24 servings

There may be people at your party who don't know whether they like yuca. They will for sure when they try these cheesy appetizers.

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  • Cook yuca in saucepan of boiling water 25 to 30 min. or until tender; drain. Mash yuca; place in medium bowl. Add cheese, flour, baking powder and egg yolk; mix well.
  • Beat egg white in small bowl with mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Gently stir into yuca mixture. Divide into 24 portions; roll each into log. Dip logs, 1 at a time, in cracker crumbs, turning to evenly coat.
  • Heat oil in medium saucepan to 375ºF. Meanwhile, mix mayo and garlic until blended.
  • Add yuca logs, in batches, to hot oil; cook 4 min. or until golden brown. Remove from oil with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Serve warm with mayo mixture.

Special Equipment Needed


Substitute KRAFT Mayo Garlic & Herb Naturally Flavored Reduced Fat Mayonnaise for the combined mayonnaise and garlic.

How to Prepare Yuca for Cooking

Yuca has a thick brown skin which needs to be peeled to reveal the crisp white flesh inside. The tuber also has a tough fibrous core that needs to be removed before use. Use a sharp knife to remove both the peel and the inner core.


  • 24 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings
Calories 110
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 70mg
Carbohydrate 10g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 1g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 0 %DV

* 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.

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