Cuban Mojo

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Total Time
10 mins
10 mins

Refered to as Cuba's barbecue sauce, it's more of a garlic/cumin vinaigrette flavored with sour orange juice that is splashed on just about everything-it is delish! If you have a sour orange source-lucky you! If not see the note at the end of the recipe instructions for another option. If you hate cilantro use flat leaf parsley.

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  1. In a medium or large saucepan heat olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic and cook until JUST light brown.
  3. Turn off heat and let stand 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the sour orange juice, water, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper.
  5. Heat mixture on high until a full, rolling boil is reached.
  6. Boil for 2 minutes stirring a few times.
  7. Remove from heat and allow mixture to come to room temperature.
  8. Stir in cilantro.
  9. Pour into a jar or shaker bottle with a tight fitting lid.
  10. Shake well before using.
  11. If sour oranges are not available use 1/2 cup fresh lime juice plus 3 tablespoons fresh navel orange juice, or other tart orange.