Sancocho (traditional Canary Island dish)
Ingredients for 4 people: 1 kg of salted wreckfish 1kg of potatoes ½ kg of yellow sweet potatoes. For the 'pella' or dough: Roasted maize meal Salt Sugar Water 'Mojo picón' (spicy Canary Island sauce): 1 head of garlic Cumin Paprika 1 ripe tomato 1 hot pepper Salt Oil Vinegar Water
The salted wreckfish has to be soaked for at least a day, changing the water 2 or 3 times, and desalting it in a cold environment. Place the thickly-cut potatoes and sweet potatoes and the desalted fish in a pan with water. Cook everything on a good flame and then drain the water and put to one side.
The fish, potatoes and the sweet potatoes are served in a dish and they are accompanied by spicy sauce and the roasted maize meal cakes.
- Category: First course
- Cooking time: 30 minutes
- Price: Medium
- Season: Summer
- Energy: Average
- Cholesterol: Low
- Saturated Fatty Acids: High
- Carbohydrates: High