Cuban Mojo Marinade

Elena Duggan

Ingredients:

  • 4-6 oranges, (375g) juice and zest
  • 2-3 lemons, (125g) juice and zest
  • 3-4 limes, (125g) juice and zest
  • 1 bunch fresh oregano, leaves only, chopped
  • 25g dried oregano leaves
  • 1 tsp Cumin, ground
  • 2 heads garlic, cloves crushed
  • 2-3 jalapeños, sliced
  • 15g salt

Protein

  • 1.5-2kg organic, free-range chicken
  • or 2kg Turkey legs/ drumsticks

Method:

  1. Use spent citrus to stuff chicken, before marinating whole chicken for up to 12 hours.
  2. Smoke at 70-80 degrees for up to 12 hours, turning 3 times.
  3. Alternatively, roast at 70-80 degrees for two hours, turning once, then for an additional 200 degrees at 15 minutes to crisp and brown skin.

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