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Fried Cassava Recipe

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Servings 2 People


  • Deep frying pan
  • Medium Size Saucepan


  • 1 Large Cassava
  • 2 Cups Sunflower Oil
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 650 ml Hot Water


  • Wash , peel and then chop the cassava into chunky rectangular shaped chips. Then remove the stingy bit in the middle.
  • Place the cassava in a saucepan , add in the water and bring to a boil one medium-high heat. Add in the salt and cover with a lid and cook for about 5 minute and lower the heat to low-medium heat.
  • Cook the cassava about 10 minutes until it is tender enough to poke through with a fork and then drain the the water out.
  • Set the cassava aside and leave to cool . Now get a deep frying pan, set to medium-high heat and add in the sunflower oil .Once the oil has heated add in the cassava and ideally cook a batch at a time until slight golden brown.
  • Remove the cassava from the frying pan and drain onto a paper towel.
  • Serve and enjoy this dish with some salad, a little drizzle of lemon and chili sauce!
Keyword Cassava, Fried Cassava