Fried Pork And Yucca Balls (Carimanolas) Recipe

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Servings: 4


Cost per serving $1.52 view details


  1. In a saucepot, combine diced pork, lime juice, bay leaf, vinegar, and water. Season with salt and freshly-grnd black pepper. Bring to a boil and simmer till the pork is tender, about 45 min. Strain the meat, cold, and grind in a meat grinder.
  2. Boil the yucca in salted water till tender. Cold and grind in the meat grinder.
  3. Saute/fry onions, scallions, tomatoes, peppers, and garlic. Add in the grnd pork. Season. Make egg shaped balls from the yucca dough with your hands. Press a hole into them with your thumb. Fill with the pork mix. Close the hole with additional dough. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
  4. Fill a deep saucepot 1/2 way with canola oil, heat to 375 degrees. Fry the carimanolas till golden, about 3 to 4 min.
  5. This recipe yields 4 servings.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 317g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 198  
Calories from Fat 52 26%
Total Fat 5.88g 7%
Saturated Fat 1.87g 7%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 130mg 5%
Potassium 617mg 18%
Total Carbs 19.67g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3.6g 12%
Sugars 10.25g 7%
Protein 16.63g 27%
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