Mojo Marinade

Photo: psfreeman

Fresh jalapenos, garlic, oranges and limes combine to create an excellent marinade The orange provides a unique twist and the jalapenos are just spicy enough without overtaking all the other flavors. Recipe slightly adapted from Tyler Florence by Mary Younkin, Barefeet in the Kitchen.

Yield: 1 serving ( Serving Size: 1/4 cuos )
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  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jalapeno, very finely minced
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro leaves, about 3 tablespoons finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) kosher salt, adjust as desired
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) freshly ground black pepper, adjust as desired
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 orange, juiced
  • 2 tablespoon(s) white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup(s) olive oil


  1. In a large bowl, combine the very finely minced garlic, jalapeno, cilantro, salt and pepper. Using a mortar and pestle or your hands, mash together and crush to make a paste. Scrape into a jar and then add the orange and lime juices, vinegar and oil. Shake really well to combine thoroughly. Use as a marinade for beef or chicken.
November 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by psfreeman and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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