Mojo Grilling Marinade


This mojo marinade is nice and citrusy — delicious to use on pork, steaks, chicken, or fish before grilling.

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

  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano flakes

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

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning

  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 cup olive oil


  1. Pulse garlic and onion in a blender until very finely chopped.

  2. Add orange juice, lime juice, cilantro, salt, oregano, hot pepper sauce, cumin, lemon pepper, and black pepper. Blend until thoroughly incorporated.

  3. Pour in olive oil; blend until smooth.

To Use:

Add meat, chicken, or fish and toss to evenly coat. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator. Meat and chicken are best marinated overnight, fish only needs one hour.

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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