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Loaded Yuca Fries with Chicken, Cheese & Bacon

MIC Food_Loaded Yuca Fries Chef challenge

Loaded Yuca Fries with Chicken, Cheese & Bacon

MIC Food_Loaded Yuca Fries Chef challenge

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time20 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time30 mins
For the loaded yuca fries
 1 TIO JORGE® Yuca Fries, Steak Cut or Thing Cut
 cooking spray (canola oil)
 2 cups roasted chicken, shredded
 8 slices of bacon, diced & cooked
 12 oz (1 bag) 4-cheese blend, shredded
 1 cup corn-black bean salsa - recipe follows
 2 roma tomatoes, diced
 2 tbsp green Onions, cut on a bias
 ¼ cup cilantro-lime crema - recipe follows
For the corn-black bean salsa (yields 3 1/2 cups)
 1 can whole kernel corn, drained
 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
 ½ medium red onion, chopped
 ¼ cup minced fresh cilantro
 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
 ¼ cup olive oil
 ¼ cup sherry wine vinegar
 juice of one lime
 salt and freshly ground black pepper
For the cilantro-lime crema (yields 2 1/2 cups)
 juice of three limes
 3 serrano chilies, stem and seeds removed
 1 bunch cilantro, stemmed
 2 cups sour cream
 1 tsp finely ground cumin
 1 tsp ground black pepper
For the yuca fries
1

• Preheat the Air Fryer to 390° - 400°F.
• Place the yuca fries in a large bowl and mix in oil if using (about ¼ tsp.), coating
the yuca lightly.
• Add the yuca to the cooking basket and cook for 12 minutes or until golden
brown and crisp.
***Shake basket halfway thru cooking.

For the corn-black bean salsae
2

In a very large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Cover and refrigerate
until serving.

For the cilantro-lime crema
3

In a blender blend the lime juice, jalapenos and cilantro. Place sour cream in a
bowl and whisk in the cilantro puree. Season with cumin and black pepper.

To assemble
4

• Preheat oven to 350°F
• Place half of the yuca fries into the cast iron skillet. Top the fries with half of the
chicken and shredded cheese.
• Repeat with the remaining fries, chicken and cheese.
• Place the skillet into the oven and bake for 7-10 minutes.
• Top with the corn-black bean salsa, tomatoes, bacon and scallions.
• Serve immediately.

Ingredients

For the loaded yuca fries
 1 TIO JORGE® Yuca Fries, Steak Cut or Thing Cut
 cooking spray (canola oil)
 2 cups roasted chicken, shredded
 8 slices of bacon, diced & cooked
 12 oz (1 bag) 4-cheese blend, shredded
 1 cup corn-black bean salsa - recipe follows
 2 roma tomatoes, diced
 2 tbsp green Onions, cut on a bias
 ¼ cup cilantro-lime crema - recipe follows
For the corn-black bean salsa (yields 3 1/2 cups)
 1 can whole kernel corn, drained
 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
 ½ medium red onion, chopped
 ¼ cup minced fresh cilantro
 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
 ¼ cup olive oil
 ¼ cup sherry wine vinegar
 juice of one lime
 salt and freshly ground black pepper
For the cilantro-lime crema (yields 2 1/2 cups)
 juice of three limes
 3 serrano chilies, stem and seeds removed
 1 bunch cilantro, stemmed
 2 cups sour cream
 1 tsp finely ground cumin
 1 tsp ground black pepper

Directions

For the yuca fries
1

• Preheat the Air Fryer to 390° - 400°F.
• Place the yuca fries in a large bowl and mix in oil if using (about ¼ tsp.), coating
the yuca lightly.
• Add the yuca to the cooking basket and cook for 12 minutes or until golden
brown and crisp.
***Shake basket halfway thru cooking.

For the corn-black bean salsae
2

In a very large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Cover and refrigerate
until serving.

For the cilantro-lime crema
3

In a blender blend the lime juice, jalapenos and cilantro. Place sour cream in a
bowl and whisk in the cilantro puree. Season with cumin and black pepper.

To assemble
4

• Preheat oven to 350°F
• Place half of the yuca fries into the cast iron skillet. Top the fries with half of the
chicken and shredded cheese.
• Repeat with the remaining fries, chicken and cheese.
• Place the skillet into the oven and bake for 7-10 minutes.
• Top with the corn-black bean salsa, tomatoes, bacon and scallions.
• Serve immediately.

Loaded Yuca Fries with Chicken, Cheese & Bacon


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