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Mojo: A Magical Sauce

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In English, the word mojo is pronounced moe-joe and means magic power. In Spanish and in cooking parlance, the word is pronounced moe-hoe and refers to a citrusy garlic sauce. But mojo the sauce is still magical: It can be used as a marinade, dressing, dip, condiment, and, of course, sauce. Popular throughout the Caribbean and in Latin America, its specific makeup differs from place to place as each region puts its own local stamp on it. Additional flavorings include onion, butter, or cilantro. Mojos may be raw or cooked, which mellows and sweetens the garlic.

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Boiled Yuca with Mojo
Lechon Asado con Mojo (Cuban Grilled Pork with Mojo)

Ingredient photo by Scott Phillips, recipe photos by Gabriella Herman


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