Lime, Garlic and Oregano Mojo Grilled Chicken

photo of mojo grilled chicken

Health Benefits: Oregano has more antioxidants than any other herb and also contains antibacterial properties.

Recipe prepared by Chef Bill Doyle
Nutrition Facts by Curtis Felton, RD

Recipe Yields: 4 Servings


  •  1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  •  1 1/2 cups lime juice
  •  3 tablespoons garlic, minced
  •  1 teaspoon ground cumin
  •  1/2 cup fresh oregano or 2 tablespoons dried
  •  1/4 teaspoon salt
  •  1 pound chicken breast cutlets, boneless and skinless


  1.  In a large bowl, create your mojo marinade by combining all the ingredients except the chicken and mixing thoroughly. If using fresh oregano, finely chop before adding to the bowl.
  2.  Marinate the chicken in one cup of mojo marinade for at least 15 minutes or up to 3 hours.
  3.  Remove cutlets from marinade and grill for 1 ½ minutes per side or sauté 2-3 minutes per side.
  4.  Add the remaining unused marinade to the grilled chicken.
  5.  Serve immediately and garnish with fresh oregano.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 237
Total Fat 9g (35% calories from fat)
Saturated Fat 1.4g (5% calories from saturated fat)
Cholesterol 73mg
Sodium 284mg
Carbohydrates 11g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Protein 25g