Fried Fish With Puerto Rican Sauce (Mojo Isleo)

Course : Fish
Serves: 12
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-----sauce -- (a)
1/2 cup olive oil
2 1/2 pounds onions -- peeled and sliced
1 1/2 cups water
24 large stuffed olives with pimientos
2 tablespoons capers
4 ounces pimientos -- cut in tiny pieces in their juice
2 cans tomato sauce -- (8 oz)
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 tablespoon salt
2 pieces bay leaves
-----the rest -- (b)
4 pounds fish slices 1 inch thick -- white meat fish
2 tablespoons salt
1 cup olive oil
4 cloves garlic -- peeled and

Preparation / Directions:

Let's start with some fish (this is a normal all year around recipe.): 1. Prepare sauce by mixing ingredients (A) and cooking over moderate heat about 1 hour. 2. When sauce is nearly done, season fish with salt included in B and slightly cover with flour and fry as follows: Put oil and garlic into a frying pan. Brown garlic over moderate heat. Remove garlic and place in the pan as many slices of fish fit on it. Brown at moderate heat on both sides, reduce heat to low and cook for 15 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with fork Fry remaining fish the same way. 3. Place fish in a mold and cover with hot sauce and let it stand for 5 minutes. Ricardo Landrau, Carolina PR, Fidonet 1:367/2

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