Mojo De Ajo – a magic roasted garlic steak Braai Sauce


  • 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


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