Cuban Mojo Grilled Pork Chops

Servings: 4 / Total Time: 20 mins


• 10 cloves garlic

• 1 large onion, sliced

• 1 1/2 cups sour orange juice (1 cup orange juice + 1/2 cup lime juice)

• 1 teaspoon oregano

• 1 teaspoon cumin, toasted and ground

• 2 teaspoons salt

• 1 teaspoon black peppercorns

• 1 pound pork chops

• 1 teaspoon oil

• 1 large onion, sliced


  1. Puree the garlic, onion, sour orange juice, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper in a food processor or blender, place 1/2 of the mixture into a large sealable bag with the pork chops and marinate in the fridge overnight.

  2. Heat the grill or a grill pan to medium-high heat, add the pork chops and cook until lightly golden brown on one side, about 3-5 minutes, flip them and cook until the pork chops are done, about 3 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a pan over medium heat, add the onions and cook until just tender, about 5 minutes, add the remaining mojo sauce, bring to a simmer and remove from heat.

  4. Serve the grilled pork chops covered in the mojo and onion sauce and enjoy!