Dominican Cassava Chicken
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Dominican Cassava Chicken

Dominican Cassava Chicken

Serves 5 | Prep/Cook Time:
  • Calories 700
  • Protein 23g
  • Sodium 75mg
  • Sat.Fat 3g
  • Sugar 45g
Nutritional Information
Serving Per Recipe: 5
Amount Per Serving
Calories 700
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 75mg 3%
Total Carbs 96g 32%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 45g
Protein 23g
Vitamin A %
Vitamin C %
Calcium %
Iron %
*Percent Daily Values are based
on a 2,000 calorie diet.

1 pkg. PERDUE® FIT & EASY® Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts, Thin Sliced
Salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup vegetable oil
Carambolo (Star Fruit) Sauce Ingredients:
2 cups chopped carambolo (star fruit)
1 cup white sugar
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon grated ginger
1 tablespoon margarine or butter
1 tablespoon cornstarch (optional)
Fried Mandioca or Yucca (Cassava) Ingredients:
2 mandiocas or cassavas
Enough oil for frying
Salt to taste
1 SAUCE AND CHICKEN: Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Set aside in refrigerator.

2 Heat carambolo, sugar, and lime in a saucepan. Cook until slightly reduced. Add the ginger and cook for 5 minutes.
3 Add butter or margarine. Cook 5 more minutes.
4 If the sauce is not thick enough, thicken it with  cornstarch dissolved in water.
5 In a separate frying pan, add oil and brown chicken fillets on both sides.
6 Serve the chicken and pour the prepared carambolo sauce over it. You can decorate with slices of carambolo and bay leaves.
7 INSTRUCTIONS FOR MANIOC OR YUCCA: Cut mandioca or yucca (cassava) in to very thin slices. For better results this can be done  with a potato peeler.
8 Heat oil and fry the slices until crispy.