Puerto Rican Recipes: Yuca Cassava Escabeche

Root vegetables are a huge part of Puerto Rican cuisine and culture. Yuca in Escabeche is cassava cooked in salted water and taken to another level mixing it with a briny combination of olive oil, sour orange, onions, garlic, condiments, and spices. Yuca can be served as a side dish for a number of classic dishes such as the popular pernil Asado (pork roast) and Arroz con gandules (Yellow Rice with pigeon) Roast chicken and so much more.