Mojo Grilling Marinade


This mojo marinade is delicious for use with meats and fish before grilling. It's a great marinade for grilled flank steak, whole pork loins, and on whole rotisserie chickens! Meat and chicken should be marinated overnight, fish only needs one hour.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
3 cups


  • 6 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped

  • ½ cup minced yellow onion

  • 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice

  • ½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano flakes

  • ½ teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning

  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro

  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (e.g. Tabasco™)

  • 1 cup olive oil


  1. Pulse the garlic and onion in a blender until very finely chopped. Pour in orange juice, lime juice; season with cumin, oregano, lemon-pepper, black pepper, salt, cilantro, and hot pepper sauce. Blend until thoroughly incorporated. Pour in the olive oil, and blend until smooth.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

177 Calories
18g Fat
4g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 177
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Sodium 184mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 15mg 74%
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 80mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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