An herbal sauce made with mint and parsley, flavored with garlic and citrus juice. This variation of Mojo is based off of the green and herbaceous Puerto Rican version that closely resembles Italian salsa verde.
Note: Sour oranges can be found in most Latin grocers. If unavailable, substitute with 1 tablespoon orange juice and 1 additional tablespoon lemon juice.
1/2 cup picked fresh mint leaves
1 cup picked fresh parsley leaves
2 medium clove garlic, minced (about 1 teaspoon)
1/4 cup capers, drained and rinsed
1 1/2 tablespoons juice and 1 teaspoon zest from 1 lemon
2 tablespoons juice from 1 sour orange (see note)
1 small shallot, minced (about 2 tablespoons)
1 small red chile or pinch red pepper flakes
3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Combine mint, parsley, garlic, capers, lemon juice and zest, orange juice, shallot, pepper flakes, and olive oil in the bowl of a food processor or blender and process until a chunky puree is formed. Transfer to a small bowl, season to taste with salt and pepper, and set aside until ready to serve.
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|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 14g||17%|
|Saturated Fat 2g||9%|
|Total Carbohydrate 1g||1%|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||1%|
|Total Sugars 0g|
|Vitamin C 9mg||46%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|