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Mojo Marinade

Recipe slightly adapted from and with thanks to Tyler Florence
Servings: 1 1/4 cups


  • 5 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 jalapeño very finely minced
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro leaves about 3 tablespoons finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt adjust as desired
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper adjust as desired
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 1 orange juiced
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  • In a large bowl, combine the very finely minced garlic, jalapeño, 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. Enjoy!