Cuban Mojo Recipe

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  1. In a medium or large saucepan heat olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic and cook until JUST light brown.
  3. Turn off heat and let stand 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the sour orange juice, water, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper.
  5. Heat mixture on high until a full, rolling boil is reached.
  6. Boil for 2 minutes stirring a few times.
  7. Remove from heat and allow mixture to come to room temperature.
  8. Stir in cilantro.
  9. Pour into a jar or shaker bottle with a tight fitting lid.
  10. Shake well before using.
  11. If sour oranges are not available use 1/2 cup fresh lime juice plus 3 tablespoons fresh navel orange juice, or other tart orange.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 280.7 Kcal (1175 kJ)
Calories from fat 268.15 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29.79g 46%
Sodium 875.46mg 36%
Potassium 51.71mg 1%
Total Carbs 10.39g 3%
Sugars 11.2g 45%
Dietary Fiber 0.46g 2%
Protein 1.02g 2%
Vitamin C 5.6mg 9%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 13%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Calcium 31.6mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 280.57 Kcal (1175 kJ)
Calories from fat 268.03 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29.78g 46%
Sodium 875.06mg 36%
Potassium 51.68mg 1%
Total Carbs 10.38g 3%
Sugars 11.19g 45%
Dietary Fiber 0.46g 2%
Protein 1.02g 2%
Vitamin C 5.6mg 9%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 13%
Iron 0.6mg 4%
Calcium 31.6mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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