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Candied Taro Root in Syrup

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"Taro root is a very healthy alternative for dessert. In this recipe, taro root is gently cooked in a sugar syrup until it becomes soft and palatable. Then it is garnished with a drizzle of salted coconut cream to add a little bit of savoriness."
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40 m servings 334 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Rinse taro chunks in cold water.
  2. Combine water and sugar in a wok over medium-low heat; stir until sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Add taro chunks; cook until soft, syrupy, and reddish in color, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and pour into a serving dish.
  3. Mix coconut cream and salt in a separate saucepan over medium-low heat; cook and stir until warmed through but not boiling, about 5 minutes. Drizzle coconut cream over taro.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 334 calories; 13.9 g fat; 54.4 g carbohydrates; 2.1 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 200 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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