Easy Mojo Marinade

Savoring Italy

This Easy Mojo Marinade infuses your favorite proteins with fresh and flavorful homemade ingredients. It will be your new go-to marinade! Bright and zesty from fresh citrus, cilantro, garlic, oregano and cumin.

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Cuban inspired

prep Time

10 min



Cook Time: 20 mins


White Scribbled Underline

– ¼ cup or about 6- 8 cloves of garlic peeled and minced – 1 teaspoon sea salt – 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper optional – 1 Tablespoon dried oregano – 1 teaspoon ground cumin – ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro – ¼ lemon juice – 1 cup orange juice freshly squeezed – ¼ cup lime juice freshly squeezed – ½ cup plus extra-virgin olive oil

How long to marinate with mojo marinade? Pork shoulder + pork butt: marinate up to 24 hours – Steak + chicken + turkey tenderloin: marinate up to 12 hours (see my mojo turkey tenderloin) – Shrimp + salmon: marinate up to 30 minutes

How to store mojo marinade Place the mojo marinade in a glass jar or any airtight container. It will keep in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. What is a mojo marinade used with? Not only is it a marinade for different proteins, it is also used as on mofongo, which is a plantain mash, or as a dip for tostones.


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