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mojo de ajo roasted garlic steak sauce recipe

Mojo De Ajo – a magic roasted garlic steak sauce

  • Author: Jess Pryles



3 large heads garlic (peeled into cloves)

1 cup olive oil

½ cup fresh oregano leaves

juice of two limes

juice of two oranges

salt to taste (at least ½ teaspoon)

½ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Place the garlic cloves in a single layer in a pan or baking dish. Cover with the oil.
  2. Bake at 400f/200c for 30 minutes, or longer until the garlic has developed a golden color. Remove the cloves from the oil.
  3. In a food processor, combine the lime juice, orange juice, salt, pepper and oregano leaves. Pulse until coarsely chopped.
  4. Add the garlic cloves and pulse again.
  5. Turn the processor on, and slowly add the oil in a steady stream.
  6. Add more salt, if necessary.
  7. Store in an airtight container in the fridge, some oil will settle to the top.