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A basketful of Taro root chips

Taro Root Chips

A lovely chip made from taro root.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Solomon Islands, Tuvalu
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 376kcal
Author Darlene at International Cuisine


  • 1 lb. taro root peeled
  • 1/2 cup 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 on its own or a scoop for some fresh ceviche.


Calories: 376kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 670mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 86IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1mg