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Mojo Isleno, Island Olive Sauce

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Category: Fish, Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Virgin olive oil
  • 1 md Yellow onion, minced
  • 3/4 c Roasted red peppers, sliced
  • -with juice
  • 18 Manzanilla olives, sliced
  • 2 tb Capers
  • 2 c Tomato sauce
  • 2 Bay leaf
  • 1 1/2 tb Vinegar
  • Salt, to taste


In a small skillet, warm the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and saute
until soft. Stir in the peppers, olives, and capers and continue sauteing
for 2 minutes. Add the tomato sauce, bay leaves, and vinegar. Bring to a
boil, lower the heat, and simmer 15 minutes uncovered. Season to taste with

Makes 3 1/2 cups

>From Celebrcion, Recipes and Traditions Celebrating Latino Family Life by
Regina Crodova with Emma Carrasco for the National Council of La Raza.

NOTES : This traditional Puerto Rican sauce is often served with a variety
of Caribbean island fritters, from the classic tostones de platano
(plantain chips) to Bacalaitos Fritos (Codfish Fritters) Try this savory
sauce over fried, grilled or baked fish fillets as well.

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