What do you use mojo picon for?

What do you use mojo picón for?

Mojo Picon is a spicy red pepper sauce from the Canary Islands made with hot local peppers, olive oil, vinegar, garlic and seasonings, thickened with bread. It is a staple of Canarian cuisine, usually served with appetizers and small plates like the famous Papas Arrugadas, or “wrinkly potatoes”.

Where is mojo picón from?

the Canary Islands
The crayon-red topping was mojo picón, a sauce that hails from the Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago of eight main islands off the coast of northwest Africa.

What does mojo mean in Cuba?

Mojo marinade (or mojo criollo) is a Cuban citrusy, garlicky marinade that has a tangy, slightly sour flavor which is the best! It’s pronounced moh-hoh. I’ve seen several variations of this mojo marinade. I’ve seen it be called mojo sauce and made with jalapeño which is a big, fat NO in my world.

How do you make salsa mojo?


  1. 1 large bunch cilantro, leaves and tender stems only.
  2. 4 large cloves garlic, peeled.
  3. 2 limes, juiced.
  4. 1/2 teaspoon cumin.
  5. 1 jalapeno, stemmed.
  6. 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar.
  7. 1/2 cup olive oil.
  8. Kosher salt, to taste.

How do you make mojo Canario?

Just like the red mojo sauce, you add the pepper, garlic, cilantro and spices to the mortar and grind them until you have a thick paste, then you add the vinegar and olive oil until and mix it well. You can also add all the ingredients into a blender and puree them until combined.

What is mojo slang for?

noun plural mojos or mojoes US slang. an amulet, charm, or magic spell.

What is citrus mojo?

Mojo (Cuban Garlic-Citrus Marinade) A staple of Cuban cuisine, this garlicky bitter-orange sauce is often used to flavor roast pork.

What goes with mojo sauce?

Canarian mojo sauces are usually served with papas arrugadas (typical Canarian wrinkly potatoes), fried fish, pork or just with bread as a starter.

How do you pronounce mojo sauce?

Many North Americans would look at the word “mojo” in its printed form and pronounce it “mo-joe.” In Spanish of course, it’s pronounced “mo-ho” because the letter “j” is pronounced as an “h,” as in jalapeño.