Yucca con mojo 2


Boiled Yuca with Garlic Sauce



  1. In a large pot over medium heat, simmer the yuca, covered in salted water, until very tender, 25 to 30 minutes, and drain.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the garlic sauce, or mojo criollo: mash the garlic and salt into a paste.
  3. Stir in the orange juice.
  4. In a saucepan, heat the oil just to a boiling point and remove it from the heat.
  5. Whisk in the orange juice mixture until well blended.
  6. Transfer the yuca to a serving bowl or platter, and toss with the garlic sauce.
  7. Sprinkle with the parsley, if desired.
  8. Serve immediately.