Cassava is a long tuberous starchy root that is an essential ingredient in many Latin American and Caribbean cuisines. It is eaten mashed, added to stews, and used to make bread and chips. For this recipe we're going to make it into chips slow roasted in garlic butter, green chillies and coriander.
Serves - 4-6 Prep time - 10mins cook time - 50 mins
1 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
30g of slightly melted butter
5 garlic cloves crushed
3 green chillies
30g of coriander
1kg of frozen cassava
1tsp of salt
1. Pre heat the oven to gas mark 200c, Place the cassava in a big pan of boiling water and boil for 20 mins.
2. Drain the cassava and place in a roasting tin, in a bowl place the butter, oil, green chillies, half the salt coriander.
3. Cover the cassava with the butter mix and with the rest of the salt. Place in the oven and roast for 35 minutes.