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mojo pork loin

Slow-cooked Mojo Pork Loin

Lisa Kamolnick
A classic Cuban dish infused with a marinade of garlic tempered by citrus and a hint of other seasonings—with a vegan option. Bonus? Two ingredient-dish.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Marinate 4 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Cuban
Servings 10 pieces


  • 3 lb pork loin or tenderloin trimmed
  • 1 ½ C Mojo



  • Trim excess fat off of pork loin and set aside.
  • Pour Mojo over pork loin and marinate for at least four hours, preferably overnight.
    Mojo Pork Loin

Slow-cooker method

  • Place in slow cooker and pour in marinade. Cook on low until meat reaches (145° F).


  • Cook each side about 30 minutes on low heat, until internal temp reaches (145° F).


  • Let rest about 5 minutes before slicing and serving.
    Slow Cooked Mojo Pork Loin


Serving Suggestions
Serve with frijoles negros (black beans) and rice, Mojo Cabbage Slaw, cabbage sriracha or other vegetable side and Cuban bread.
Cook time is longer if using slow-cooker method. This takes 3 or more hours.
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Keyword Cuban, garlic, gluten free, low carb, low sodium option, marinade, Mojo, pork, pork loin, portobello, simple, simple ingredients