Mojo Chicken

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Last weekend, my mother in law bought a mojo flavored rotisserie chicken at the grocery store.  Scott and I really liked the flavors in it so I started searching for a recipe that I could make myself. I found this marinade recipe. I marinated chicken thighs and strips overnight and then roasted them at 425 degrees. It really tasted nothing like the chicken that we had last week. And it didn’t have as much flavor as I expected it to after marinating for so many hours. But, it was still pretty good. I had to add a bit more salt to it after it was cooked. I am interested in trying this again with fish.

Mojo Chicken Marinade

Ingredients

  • 6 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup minced yellow onion
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (e.g. Tabasco™) (optional)
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • Directions

    Pulse the garlic and onion in a blender until very finely chopped. Pour in orange juice, lime juice; season with cumin, oregano, lemon-pepper, black pepper, salt, cilantro, and hot pepper sauce. Blend until thoroughly incorporated. Pour in the olive oil, and blend until smooth.

    From: All Recipes

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