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Cuban Mojo Marinade
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5 from 42 votes

Flavorful Cuban Mojo Marinade

This citrusy Cuban Mojo Marinade is the key to adding immense flavor to meats like pork or chicken that will soak up all the garlic, citrus, and oregano flavors as they cook.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Sauces
Cuisine: Cuban
Keyword: Olive Oil, Oranges
Servings: 1 Batch
Calories: 629kcal
Author: Laura


  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup orange juice sour oranges if possible
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 8 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1/2 medium onion minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano or 1/4 cup minced fresh oregano
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin


  • Mix all ingredients together in a glass jar or air tight container. Shake to combine. Allow the marinade to rest for at least 10 minutes before using, so the flavors can meld.
  • Use to marinate pork or other meat.
  • Unused marinade can be stored for up to a week, for later use.


Calories: 629kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 40g | Sodium: 4666mg | Potassium: 610mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 386IU | Vitamin C: 92mg | Calcium: 173mg | Iron: 4mg