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The mojito, a Cuban cocktail, is made with rum, lime juice and fresh mint muddled with sugar at the bottom of a tall glass. We turned this refreshing idea into a brightly flavored marinade that works well with any light meat or seafood. Use on: Extra-firm tofu, shrimp, scallops, mahi-mahi, chicken, pork

Source: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2007




Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place shallots, mint, rum, lime zest, lime juice, honey, oil and salt in a food processor. Pulse until the shallots are finely chopped. Pour the marinade into a shallow baking dish or 1-gallon sealable plastic bag for marinating 1 to 2 pounds (4 to 8 servings) of your chosen protein.


Nutrition Facts

2 teaspoons
21 calories; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 2.4g; dietary fiber 0.1g; sugars 1.7g; fat 0.9g; saturated fat 0.1g; vitamin a iu 48.8IU; vitamin c 1.7mg; folate 1.9mcg; calcium 2.9mg; iron 0.1mg; magnesium 1.1mg; potassium 14.1mg; sodium 112.6mg; added sugar 2g.

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