Cuban Mojo

Preparation info
  • Makes About

    1½ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

  • About

No, it’s not pronounced mo-jo. Mojo (mo-ho) is Cuba’s barbecue sauce, a sort of cumin and fried garlic vinaigrette that’s splashed over every imaginable dish, from palomilla (Cuban steak) to the Christmas Eve “Pig” (lechon asado). Cubans make their mojo with sour orange juice. Sour oranges can be found at Hispanic grocery stores, but excellent mojo can be made with fresh lime juice mixed with a