Yuca With Garlic Sauce (Yuca con Mojo)

Yuca With Garlic Sauce (Yuca con Mojo)

Yuca con mojo is a Cuban recipe that pairs the mild yuca root with bright flavors of citrus and the pungent taste of onions and garlic.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Boil yuca in salted water until tender, about 30 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    Drain yuca and place it in a serving dish. Set aside, but keep warm by covering bowl. Don't allow it to come back to room temperature while you make garlic sauce. 
  4. Step 4

    Combine onions, orange juice, lime juice, cilantro, and garlic in a bowl. Pour mixture over yuca.
  5. Step 5

    Heat olive oil, oregano, cumin, salt, and pepper in a heavy pan until hot, about 1 minute, being careful not to burn spices. Pour hot oil over yuca. Garnish with additional cilantro and orange zest, as desired.