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5 from 15 votes

Mojo Citrus Marinade

A citrus and spice marinade that offers the flavors of Cuba in a simple marinade perfect for chicken or pork. With garlic, cilantro, and onion, mixed with orange and lime!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: marinade
Cuisine: American, Cuban
Keyword: chicken marinade, cuban marinade, marinade, mojo marinade, pork marinade
Servings: 4
Calories: 20kcal


  • 1/3 cup Orange Juice freshly squeezed
  • 1/3 cup Lime Juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 ½ teaspoons minced garlic minced or 1 large garlic clove roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoon red onion finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro fresh, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


  • Add all ingredients to a jar or bowl.
  • Shake or whisk together.
  • Pour over chicken or pork in a container or zip top bag.
  • Marinate for 4-12 hours depending on cut of meat.


Calories: 20kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 65mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 17.1mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.2mg