Appetizer Recipes

Boiled Yam

Written by Xavier Murphy


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

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  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 ¼ 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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Xavier Murphy