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Fiji Fried Taro Root

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Fiji
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 as appetizer
Author International Cuisine


  • 1 1 b. taro root
  • oil for frying
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Peel the taro root and place in salted boiling water until just tender (take care not to overcook or it will become mushy and fall apart.)
  • When cool, cut into slices
  • heat cooking oil over medium high heat, add taro root to oil and cook until golden brown, flip over and brown other side.
  • Remove and sprinkle with salt, pepper and minced garlic clove.
  • Enjoy with the national dish called kokoda or as a side dish on its own.