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cuban mojo

Cuban Mojo (Whole30, Paleo)

  • Author: Cristina Curp
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 1 jar mojo 1x
  • Category: Condiment
  • Method: Fry
  • Cuisine: Cuban
  • Diet: Gluten Free


THE condiment you need to boost any recipe from meh to max! 



  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 naval orange, juiced
  • 2 lemons, jiced 
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup olive oil


  1. Combine the onion, garlic, citrus juices, and salt in a heat-safe bowl (tempered glass).
  2. In a small sauce pot heat the olive oil over medium heat until it comes to frying temperature. You can check this by inserting a wooden spoon into it, when it sizzles, it’s ready.
  3. Then pour it over the onions and cover with a lid. Let it sit for 10 minutes. Now it’s ready to add to your favorite recipes or store in the fridge for anytime use. 

Keywords: Cuban Mojo