Typical mojo sauce – a must of the Canary Islands!

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mojo sauce

The most popular sauces in the Canaries are mojos. It’s served in any restaurant to almost any dish. The best mojo sauces you can try in typical Canarian restaurants – also called «guachinches». The two sauces mojo rojo (red) and mojo verde (green) are the integral part of the Canarian cuisine.

Let’s start with the origin of its name. The word mojo comes from «molho», which means sauce in Portuguese. Rojo and verde simply mean “red” and “green”.

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