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Mojo Marinade Recipe

Mojo Marinade Recipe

This mojo marinade recipes makes enough to marinate 2 pounds of pork (tenderloin, shoulder, or bone-in chops) or fish (firm, white-fleshed fish such as sea bass; shrimp or scallops).


  • 1½ cups fresh orange juice
  • ½ cup oregano, coarsely chopped
  • ⅓ cup corn or vegetable oil
  • 10 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 3 jalapeños, sliced into rounds

Recipe Preparation

  • Combine orange, lemon, lime juice, oregano, oil, garlic, japaleños, and salt in a medium bowl and whisk until salt is dissolved.

  • Reserve ⅔ cup marinade for sauce. Put pork or seafood in a glass, stainless-steel, or ceramic dish. Toss with remaining marinade. Cover; chill for 3–8 hours.

  • Remove pork or seafood from marinade, pat dry, and grill.

  • Spoon reserved sauce over meat or fish just before serving.

Recipe by Matt Lee, Ted Lee,

Nutritional Content

Makes about 2 1/2 cups. 1 tablespoon contains: Calories (kcal) 17.6 %Calories from Fat 67.5 Fat (g) 1.4 Saturated Fat (g) 0.2 Cholesterol (mg) 0 Carbohydrates (g) 1.5 Dietary Fiber (g) 0.0 Total Sugars (g) 0.9 Net Carbs (g) 1.4 Protein (g) 0.1 Sodium (mg) 31.9Reviews Section

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