Mojo (moe-hoe) comes from the Spanish, mojado, which means wet. Predominantly found in Spanish and Cuban cuisines, mojos are used as sauces or marinades.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place meat in a large plastic bag set in a shallow dish. For marinade, in a food processor bowl or blender container combine chipotle peppers, orange juice, onion, oregano, lime juice, honey, oil, garlic, and salt.

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  • Cover and process or blend until nearly smooth. Pour over meat. Close bag. Marinate in refrigerator for 2 hours. (Do not marinate more than 2 hours because the citrus juices cause meat to become too tender and mushy.) Drain meat and discard marinade.

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  • In a grill with a cover, arrange preheated coals around drip pan. Test for medium heat where meat will cook. Insert a meat thermometer near the center of one of the tenderloins. Place the meat on a rack in a roasting pan on the grill rack. Cover and grill for 30 to 45 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 155 degrees F.

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  • Remove pork from grill. Cover with foil; let stand 5 minutes before carving. Garnish with oregano leaves, if desired. Makes 6 main-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts

164 calories; 5 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 81 mg cholesterol; 153 mg sodium. 3 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 25 g protein; 41 RE vitamin a; 4 mg vitamin c; 10 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

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