Cuban Mojo Criollo Marinade - Rollin' Oats - Market & Cafe

Cuban Mojo Criollo Marinade

Recipe by Rollin’ Oats C.E.C. Mario Martinez

The traditional marinade for the famous Cuban roast pork, Mojo Criollo is also a great marinade for grilling chicken, beef, cold-water fish, shrimp, and veggies!


  • 1 qt. sour orange juice from Seville Oranges (substitute 2 cups fresh orange juice mixed with 1 cup each of fresh lemon and lime juices)
  • ½ cup Olive oil
  • ½ cup Minced garlic
  • ½ Pureed yellow onion
  • ¼ cup Ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp. Kosher/Sea salt
  • 1½ tsp. Freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup Finely chopped fresh cilantro (include stems)


Combine all ingredients until well-blended.