Jamaica The Complete Book of Caribbean Cooking

Cassava Chips

Change it up this summer and serve these Jamaican cassava chips instead of a store bought bag of potato chips.

Cassava root is a ubiquitous root vegetable throughout the Caribbean and Latin Americas originating from Brazil. This Jamaican recipe fries them like potato chips and puts a delightful twist on an old favorite. They were a big hit at Jamaican picnic.


Cassava Root
Vegetable Oil


Peel and slice the cassava root and soak in ice water for 30 minutes. Drain and dry. Fry until crisp and browned and the sprinkle with salt.

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