mojo picón sauce
This is a typical sauce of the Canary Islands. Its an
ideal sauce fro dressing meat dishes or the typical "papas arrugadas" a
1 head of garlic
1 soup spoon of cumin
1 bay leaf
3 cayenne peppers
¼ litre of olive oil
Vinegar and salt.
Peel the garlic cloves
and crush them in a mortar with the cumin, the bay leaf and the cayenne
peppers. Add the olive oil little by little in a fine trickle so that it
binds well with the other ingredients. Then add a little salt and a dash
of vinegar. If you want to thicken the sauce, crush a little bit of
bread in the mortar and add it to the sauce.
Mojo picón sauce with virgin olive oil.
Recipe taken from:
March, L., Ríos, A., El libro del aceite y la aceituna, Alianza, Madrid,