Boiled Yam (Jamaica)

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Jamaican Recipes

Boiled Yam

Published Dec 31, 2008
Yam Cooked

INGREDIENTS :

  • 3 lbs. Yam Teaspoon
  • Salt or a small piece Salt fish (cod fish)

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METHOD:

  1. Put gloves on your hand as touching raw can will irritate the skin and cause it to itch.  If you do not have gloves rub oil on your hands.
  2. Boil water in pot on a high fire.
  3. Peel the skin off the yam. The peel should be approximately ΒΌ inch
  4. Cut yam in small serving portions
  5. Rinse the pieces in cold water.
  6. Place the salt or salt fish in the boiling water
  7. Add the pieces of yam
  8. Cook for approximately 32 minutes until tender
  9. Serve warm
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Urah
Oct 21, 2010 5:03am [ 1 ]

just like what we have here in Ghana and that's how most people cook yam here and serve it with a any vegetable sauce or soup.wow

Cathy
Jan 13, 2012 12:27am [ 2 ]

I like yellow yam with brown chicken stew gravy on them mmm so good!

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