Clementine Mojo – a tasty sauce for rich pork

This clementine mojo accompanies the smoky potluck pintxos along with our romesco sauce. I did this video separately to have a faster turnaround time. Check out this tasty sauce that does great with pork!

Clementine Mojo

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Recipe by: Patrick Jaszewski
Category: Sauce
Cuisine: Spanish


40 servings
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 8 cloves garlic, sliced thinly
  • 3 tablespoons clementine (or orange) juice
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/3 cup water or juice/drippings from pork
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • black pepper to taste, about a teaspoon


  1. Heat olive oil in small saucepan over medium heat until shimmering
  2. Add garlic slices and cook until fragrant and starting to turn a pale golden color. Do not burn!
  3. Add remaining ingredients and bring to boil, about 3 minutes
  4. Allow to cool, refrigerate, and serve

Nutrition Facts

Clementine Mojo

Serves 8g small spoonful

Amount Per Serving
Calories 14
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.4g 2.2%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0
Sodium 58mg 2.4%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0.3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A Vitamin C
Calcium Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Adapted from Epicurious.

Tasting and lessons learned

This was a super easy recipe to make and is a nice thing to have in your repertoire. I had always thought a mojo was more involved, but this is nothing to be intimidated by.

Patrick Jaszewski

Culinary Tyrannosaurus, passport stamp collector, home cook, pilot, strength enthusiast, bilingual, coffee roaster, recovering homebrewer. Committed to DIY ethic. Minnesota native transplanted in Pennsylvania. Thunderbird MBA Alumni and Golden Gopher. Undyingly positive and open minded. Drives Jill crazy by questioning everything.

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