A Fusion Tale of Mexican and Cuban Origins, Enhanced by Smokey Rebel's Miami Mojo Seasoning

A Fusion Tale of Mexican and Cuban Origins, Enhanced by Smokey Rebel's Miami Mojo Seasoning

Dive into the heart of culinary fusion as we unravel the captivating origins of Pollo Asado, a dish that beautifully marries the flavours of Mexico and Cuba. Beyond the geographical boundaries, this grilled chicken delight has become a symbol of unity, bringing together the best of both worlds. In this culinary journey, we'll explore the Mexican and Cuban influences that shape Pollo Asado's identity and discover the magic behind its irresistible taste, heightened by the authentic flavour of Smokey Rebel's Miami Mojo Seasoning.

Pollo Asado's story begins with a delightful fusion of Mexican and Cuban culinary traditions. Both cultures share a passion for bold flavours, vibrant spices, and the art of grilling. As these influences converged, Pollo Asado emerged as a harmonious blend, featuring the smoky depth of Mexican grilling techniques and the zest of Cuban seasonings. The result? A dish that transcends borders, tantalizing taste buds with every juicy bite.

Mexican cuisine is renowned for its skilful use of open flames and robust seasonings, and Pollo Asado is no exception. The Mexican influence in this dish is evident in the methodical grilling process, imparting a smoky essence that elevates the chicken to a new level of deliciousness. The marriage of fire and flavours creates a culinary symphony that pays homage to Mexico's rich grilling heritage.

Cuban cuisine, on the other hand, brings its own vibrant spices and lively seasonings to the Pollo Asado party. The use of citrus, garlic, and a medley of herbs contributes to the dish's lively and aromatic profile. The Cuban touch adds a zesty kick that perfectly complements the smokiness from the grill, resulting in a flavour explosion that dances on the taste buds.

Amidst the fusion of Mexican and Cuban influences, enter Smokey Rebel's Miami Mojo Seasoning—a game-changer in the world of Pollo Asado. This authentic seasoning blend takes inspiration from the vibrant culinary scene of Miami, a city known for its vibrant culture, beautiful beaches, and diverse culinary scene. One of the most prominent influences on Miami's food culture is the large Cuban community that calls the city home. The Cuban diaspora has brought with them their rich culinary traditions, creating a unique fusion of flavours that can be found throughout Miami.

 The magic of Pollo Asado lies not just in its cultural fusion but also in the meticulous attention to flavour. The marriage of Mexican grilling techniques, Cuban spice mastery, and the rebellious spirit of Smokey Rebel's Miami Mojo Seasoning creates a symphony of taste that transcends the ordinary. Each element contributes to the dish's irresistible charm, making Pollo Asado a celebration of diversity and a testament to the power of flavours that know no borders.

In the world of culinary delights, Pollo Asado stands as a testament to the beauty of fusion, where Mexican and Cuban influences converge to create a grilled chicken masterpiece. Enhanced by the authentic flavour of Smokey Rebel's Miami Mojo Seasoning, this dish not only satisfies hunger but also tells a story of cultural harmony and rebellious spirit. So, the next time you savour the succulent taste of Pollo Asado, relish in the flavours that bridge continents and experience the culinary journey that makes this dish truly unforgettable.

Head over to Recipes – Smokey Rebel  and check out our take on this classic!

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Miami Mojo Rub (Large Can)

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Ok Detectives, meet your new cooking partner - Miami Mojo - a zesty Cuban mojo with undercover habanero to bring the heat to the beat! Miami Mojo seasoning is filled with genuine mojo flavours. Infused with aromatic citrus notes and crafted using only the finest ingredients, this blend is sure to provide consistent flavour and aroma.

  • Perfect for pork – rub into ribs, pork shoulder, chops and loin. 
  • Dust chicken thighs, breast or wings  
  • Dust ya roast spuds or veg.  
  • Add to Cuban beans  
  • Make the best Cuban Cubano sandwich in town!   

 BBQ, grill or smoke. you don’t need a BBQ it’s amazing for any sort of kitchen cooking! 


Ingredients: Sea salt, Coconut sugar, Garlic (Sulphites), Cumin, Lime, Paprika, Black pepper, Orange peel, Oregano, Coriander, Habanero chilli.

Allergens in bold

May contain traces of Nuts, Sesame, Sulphites, Gluten and Mustard..

Size: 200g