Mojarras fritas, fried tilapia fish, is one of the Guatemalan foods, like chow mein dish, found everywhere in the country of the eternal Spring. Fresh mojarras fritas can be found anywhere there’s a body of water like a river, lake or sea. Mojaras fritas is the Guatemalan equivalent of fish and chips. A plate like the above can set you back about Q35/$4.50 and includes tortillas, papas fritas (fries), avocado and salad, most of the time; most restaurants will sell this for about Q100/$12.50. Bon appetite!
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