Mojo Sauce Recipe



Mojo Sauce Recipe

This Mojo Sauce is a great sauce that complements the Cuban Style pork roast recipe. Authentic Mojo sauce uses the slightly bumpy, thick skinned sour oranges. If you can't find them you can come close by mixing equal amounts of freshly squeezed orange juice with lime juice.
Course Sauces, Soups and Chowders
Cuisine Hispanic
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes


  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin ground
  • 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice fresh
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper ground


  • Smash garlic on cutting board, integrate kosher salt to the garlic and using flat side of chef's knife, drag garlic and salt back and forth across cutting board in small circular motions until garlic is ground into a smooth paste.
  • Heat olive oil in medium saucepan over medium heat until shimmering.  Add garlic paste and cumin and cook, stirring until fragrant, about one minute.
  • Remove pan from heat and whisk in remaining ingredients.  Transfer to bowl and cool to room temperature.  Whisk sauce to recombine before serving.

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