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How to make Portuguese fried yams (inhames fritos).
Portuguese Fried Yams Recipe
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Portuguese Fried Yams Recipe

Portuguese Fried Yams Recipe

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4 large yamsVegetable oil for fryingSalt (to taste)Pepper (to taste) Get Portuguese food & ingredients Get Portuguese food, ingredients and more at Amazon.com
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1) Place the yams in a saucepan with enough water to cover. Add a pinch of salt.
2) Let it cook on medium heat for about an hour and a half until they are tender.
4) Once done, remove the skin and slice the roots in a circular shape about a half an inch thick.
5) Immediately fry the slices in a pan with oil on medium to high heat until they are golden brown.
6) Place on a platter with paper towels to dry and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve while hot.

Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com

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