Mojo CriolloThe holidays are closing in and we’re pretty sure that you’ll be spending time with your friends and loved ones. Why not prepare a Cuban grilled meat recipe to make the celebration even more memorable? Mojo is a popular Cuban sauce that has so many variations but one common characteristic — it is spicy. It is used to marinade different kinds of meat and is alo great for veggies, fish and even poultry.  So yes, you can use it to make your grilled pork, beef, chicken, turkey, fish, veal, kebab even more flavorful! If you want to make your own dish at home, try these great recipe mojo criollo barbecue recipes we found online:


Cookstr – Cuban Garlic Sauce


This classic Cuban seasoning sauce is a wonderful marinade for meat, fish, poultry, and vegetables. Not only is Ana Menéndez an award-winning journalist and author, she is also a wonderful cook. In a fun and informative article Ana wrote about Cuban-American observances of Thanksgiving, she recalls that when she was a small child, “Roast pork was the centerpiece of the annual Thanksgiving meal celebrated by a Cuban immigrant family, bound together by…


As you may have learned, the recipe involved combining orange juice with and spices. Apparently, the combination of a citric taste plus the spiciness of the cumin and garlic adds an exceptionally sharp tangy taste to the meat. So if you are excited to grill, take a look at this step-by-step recipe and cooking guide from the Food Network. And hey, they’re using La Caja China roasting boxes, too!


Mojo Criollo Roasted Pig


Make marinade: peel and mash the garlic cloves. Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl. Let stand for a minimum of 1 hour. Strain marinade and then inject the marinade into the pig. Let marinate overnight, in the refrigerator, for best results.


We hope these articles are informative enough to help you prepare the best barbecue for the holidays! Just remember to visit our website if you need a new roasting box or any other barbecue grill accessories! Choose from our wide array of grilling products that will make your BBQ parties stress-free and more fun! Meanwhile, watch this video on marinade basics to learn more barbecue tips and tricks!

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