How to Make Mojo Marinade

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

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How to Make Mojo Marinade Recipe
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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.

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Crush the garlic to break apart.

Crush the garlic to break apart.

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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.

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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

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Chop non-leafy portion of stem off..

Chop non-leafy portion of stem off..

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Then rough chop..

Then rough chop..

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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).

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).

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Rolling citrus fruit with some pressure helps burst the interior cells & can yield more juice.

Rolling citrus fruit with some pressure helps burst the interior cells & can yield more juice.

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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. :-)

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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.

Ingredients

5 Oranges 
3 Limes 
¼ Bunches Cilantro 
5 Garlic cloves 
1 Teaspoon Kosher salt 
1 Teaspoon Cumin 
2 Teaspoons Oregano (dried) 
1 Teaspoon Black Pepper 
½ Cups Olive oil 
¼ Onion 
1 Gallon size ziplock bag 
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