Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Chili Lime Taro Fries

A hundred times better than French Fries. More flavor, more crunch and more satisfying :)

  • 1 large Taro root, peeled and cut into fries size
  • cooking oil for frying
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ancho chile powder
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice

In a large skillet, heat the cooking oil over medium-high heat. Make sure you have enough oil to completely submerge the fries. Fry the taro root until they turn golden brown. 
Using a strainer, transfer the fries into a large bowl. 
Sprinkle immediately with salt and Ancho chili powder, and drizzle with lime juice. Toss all the ingredients together using large spoon until the spices are well distributed. Serve hot.


  1. Those look awesome! I have made taro chips before, but never as fries. Great idea!

  2. Oh girl, I am going for these. And I bet they are better that regular fries. This is cool.

  3. Yum. I love taro. It was a favorite treat in Asia. Now I need to find some in Seattle!

    btw. nice too meet you. I love your blog :)


    1. Very nice to meet you too :)
      Try uwajimaya or central market (there's one in Shoreline, one in Mill Creek, one in Poulsbo). Or one place that I know for sure has taro is Viet Wah market in international district (I believe it's on Jackson st.)

  4. Love the idea! I just made tofu fries the other day. Excited to try Taro next. Thanks for sharing

  5. these look so yummy! thanks for sharing!

  6. Look delicious! I’ve got to try your recipe. Thank you dear.

  7. I love fries and this recipe looks amazing!
    Love the pictures too, they are a real feast for the eyes :)

  8. Made this with chilli and yuzu juice (I had no limes) and it was delicious. Thanks!

  9. made these with chilies, sweet ginger garlic and lime. Served with sweet ginger garlic sauce... tasted awesome