Mojo de Ajo

Mojo de Ajo

Bill Echols 5

"'Mojo de Ajo' means 'garlic gravy' and this 'gravy' is a real treat. Mix with some pasta or brush it on grilled shrimp. The possibilities are endless."


30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 98 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 98 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 9.4 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.2g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 50 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the chipotles in a bowl and cover with very hot water. Allow to soak for 3 minutes; drain. Remove the stems and seeds from the peppers and discard. Cut the peppers into thin strips.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over low heat. Cook the garlic in the oil until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in the peppers and the lime juice; simmer 5 minutes; season with the salt. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and allow to cool. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container.
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  1. 8 Ratings


First of all, I did not follow recipe exactly. So I am rating this on my changes. I did not add chipotle chili peppers because Ive seen this recipe before and it didnt have them in the recipe ...

This was just SO delicious! I tossed it with grilled shrimp, zucchini, and red and green peppers. Next time, I'll add mushrooms. The chipotles gave it a wonderful smoky flavor, and the garlic wa...

Had this in Mexico, on fish - WOW!!! Soo happy I found this recipe. I cut it down to smaller proportions as we are just the two of us - but, we love garlic!