Mojo Rub

This seasoning blend is great for chicken and pork.

By Rick Bayless


  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried ground oregano
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Fresh-squeezed juice of 1 lime
  • Olive oil

Combine all the dry ingredients in a dish. 10 minutes before cooking pork or pountry, rub the meat with a little bit of olive oil. Sprinkle generously with the seaasoning on all sides, then drizzle lime juice over the top.

Above ingredients are enough for seasoning one whole butterflied chicken.