Mojo Pescado with Mojo Cilantro Rice

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About the Recipe


  • 2lbs. Cod or any flaking white fish

  • La Lechonera Mojo

  • Butter

  • Salt

  • Pepper

  • Garlic

  • Paprika seasoning

  • Basmati Rice or your favorite

  • Cilantro

  • Lime


Step 1

Cut fish into portions, place in Ziploc bag with 1 cup Mojo marinade, refrigerate from 2 hrs. to overnight.

Step 2

Start a 2 zone grill. Remove fish from bag and discard marinade. Place in a foil-lined grill-safe pan.

Step 3

Add 1 ¼ cups Mojo, seasoning and a pat of butter on each fish portion. Place pan on the indirect side of the grill, add a chunk of applewood over coals. Cook for 15 minutes covered then move over coals.

Step 4

When simmering cook 3 minutes to 135 degrees, or it flakes, remove and rest. Place over Cilantro rice with cooking juices and a squeeze of lime. Optional, add salsa over fish.

Cilantro Rice

Cook Basmati or your favorite rice according to package instructions, substitute 1/4 cup Mojo for 1/4 cup of the water amount added. When cooked add ¼ cup cilantro, lime, salt to taste. Enjoy