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How to make mojo marinade

This is a fairly simple marinade that is great for grilled chicken.

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Put the 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp cumin, 2 tsp oregano &, 1/2 cup olive oil in a gallon ziplock. Add the other ingredients as we prep each of them.

Put the 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp cumin, 2 tsp oregano &, 1/2 cup olive oil in a gallon ziplock. Add the other ingredients as we prep each of them.

Crush the garlic to break apart.

Crush the garlic to break apart.

Rough chop on 4-6 cloves. TIP: crush each clove with your palm to make it easier to peel the skin off.

Rough chop on 4-6 cloves. TIP: crush each clove with your palm to make it easier to peel the skin off.

Dice onion. TIP: to see a video demo of an easy way to dice onions view my "Make Fresh & Simple Chipotle Salsa" guide

Dice onion. TIP: to see a video demo of an easy way to dice onions view my "Make Fresh & Simple Chipotle Salsa" guide

Chop non-leafy portion of stem off..

Chop non-leafy portion of stem off..

Then rough chop..

Then rough chop..

Citrusy goodness ready to be juiced!! TIP: zest the oranges and lines before cutting them to give the marinade more flavor (I forgot to zest this time).

Approx 1/2 cup lime juice with 1 - 1.5 cups orange juice. Combine everything in ziplock.  TIP: you can sub OJ & bottled lime juice but I prefer fresh. Plus, I enjoy the prep process of cooking. :-)

Approx 1/2 cup lime juice with 1 - 1.5 cups orange juice. Combine everything in ziplock. TIP: you can sub OJ & bottled lime juice but I prefer fresh. Plus, I enjoy the prep process of cooking. :-)

Add meat to bag & get ready for some great food!! TIP: using citrus in marinades starts the cooking process - 1-3 hours is plenty. A few more hours is fine but I would avoid overnight.

Add meat to bag & get ready for some great food!! TIP: using citrus in marinades starts the cooking process - 1-3 hours is plenty. A few more hours is fine but I would avoid overnight.

  • 5.0 Oranges
  • 3.0 Limes
  • 0.0bnch Cilantro
  • 5.0 Garlic cloves
  • 1.0tsp Kosher salt
  • 1.0tsp Cumin
  • 2.0tsp Oregano (dried)
  • 1.0tsp Black Pepper
  • 0.0c Olive oil
  • 0.0 Onion
  • 1.0 Gallon size ziplock bag