Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 10 mins

A great marinade, dip for chips or veggies, & a sauce for meats. I would eat this stuff on just about anything. I usually dump everything into the blender and puree it until it is smooth.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. NOTE: If you can't find sour orange juice, use 1/2 cup orange juice combined with 1/2 cup lemon juice.
  2. Crush garlic and salt in a mortar and pestle or in a food processor until it forms a smooth paste. Combine garlic, onion, and orange juice in a bowl.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet, add mixture, and stir for 3 minutes.
  4. This sauce can be used immediately or stored in refrigerator and reheated.


Most Helpful

I used this fantasic sauce as marinade for Mahi Mahi. The fish was in the marinade for @ one hour, then grilled on a George Foreman grill. Simply divine! Having lived in Miami for many years, I appreciate these garlicky Cuban mojos but this one is the best! Thank you from another Florida Girl! The cole slaw in the picture is recipe # 379103.

gemini08 June 28, 2009

I may have no friends left if I consume too much of this, but I love you for posting this recipe. LOL One of my favorite chain Mexican restaurants has bottles of garlic sauce on the table and I love the stuff. I never thought of making it at home. Even reading the recipe I wasn't expecting the copycat flavor.... I was expecting the orange to be more dominant so I was surprised and pleased after I made this. I used half orange and half lemon juices and mixed everything in the blender. I then cooked the sauce till bubbly to cook the onion & garlic. I used some of the sauce to make a sort of stir fry with dredged pork cubes, carrots, celery, onion, red & green peppers. Wonderful! The sauce is very garlicky and tastes wonderful. I still have some left, probably not for long. =) Thank you for sharing this recipe!!!

Susie D November 28, 2005

This was wonderful and so easy. I used Meyer Lemons and added the zest too. Loved it on some Puerto Rican Pork!

Charmie777 April 22, 2012

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