Mojo-Cuban Citrus Garlic Sauce Recipe


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20 mins (prep 10, cooking 10)
10 ingredients
1 1/2 cups
This is an adaped from a recipe by Steven Raichlen. Mojo is a traditional sauce for Cuban pit-roasted pork and palomilla (a thin steak cut from the round and grilled). It is made with lots of garlic and a sour orange tropical fruit called naranjo agria, or sour orange. In my area sour orange is not available so I used orange and lime juice as a substitute. Our orange and lemon tree are packed with fruit right now so I have lots of oranges available. If you are not a fan of lots of garlic don't bother with this sauce as the garlic will really wake you up. This sauce is used on seafood, poultry, pork and beef in Cuba. It is like the Ketchup of Cuba. I like lots of cilantro and used a fair amount;. cut back on it if you want a less pronounced cilantro flavor.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Serving Size (1.76 g)
Servings 112
Amount per Serving
Calories 10.81 Calories from Fat 9.72
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.08g 186.35%
Saturated Fat 0.15g 82.01%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 32.28mg 150.64%
Total Carbohydrate 0.28g 10.27%
Dietary Fiber 0.05 g 24.61%
Sugars 0.04 g %
Protein 0.12g 25.94%
Vitamin A 30.9IU% Vitamin C 2.99mg%
Calcium 6.61mg% Iron 0.23mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
cloves garlic, fresh lime juice, fresh orange juice, ground cumin, ground mexican oregano, garlic pepper
 

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