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    Boiled Taro With Coconut Milk

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    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    2 hrs

    Pikake21's Note:

    This is a very common way to prepare Taro, as a side to many Tongan dishes. You may need more than one can of unsweetened coconut milk to properly cover the taro. If you cannot find the unsweetened kind, you can used a couple of thawed packages of the unsweetened kind. Oftentimes, I will not even transfer the taro to a saucepan, but will instead keep it in a pot, and drain some of the water. Then I will pour in the coconut milk. Fijian taro (the green kind)is the yummiest, if you can get your hands on it ;)

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Scrub the outside of the taro.
    2. 2
      Place in a pot with enough water to half cover the taro.
    3. 3
      Cover and boil for about 1 1/2 hours, or until tender. (Make sure the taro is cooked very well, for the starches can irritate and scratch the throat if not cooked through completely).
    4. 4
      Remove and cool.
    5. 5
      Peel away the outside skin and chop taro into large cubes. (Cooked taro at this point can be mashed and formed into cakes that are delicious sauteed with butter).
    6. 6
      Place the coconut milk and the taro cubes into a saucepan and heat thoroughly.
    7. 7
      There should be enough milk to just cover the taro.
    8. 8
      Taste during cooking to see if taro needs more salt.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 12, 2014

      45

      This was easy to make and it brought back memories of my time living in the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu.

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    Nutritional Facts for Boiled Taro With Coconut Milk

    Serving Size: 1 (190 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 369.7
     
    Calories from Fat 116
    31%
    Total Fat 12.9 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 11.2 g
    56%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 613.9 mg
    25%
    Total Carbohydrate 61.6 g
    20%
    Dietary Fiber 9.3 g
    37%
    Sugars 0.9 g
    3%
    Protein 4.5 g
    9%

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