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Annatto Seed

The Annatto Seed is a unique ingredient, offering mild, subtle flavor and natural food coloring abilities ranging from yellow to deep red.

  • Deep red

  • Approximately 1/8 inch wide

  • Triangular shape

  • Manitou Trading Company
    Price: $6.50
    $3.25 / Ounce

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    Suggested uses

  • Add to dry rubs for pork or fish

  • Add to soups and rice dishes for color and subtle flavor

  • Common in Caribbean cuisine

  • Basic prep

    Grind seeds or make into convenient oil by heating seeds with grape seed oil until it reaches the desired color. Strain and refrigerate.

    Storage & handling

    Store in cool, dry place.


    Annatto Seed.

    Classic recipe

    Cochinita Pibil

    When combined with the zesty flavors of citrus fruits and a variety of aromatic spices, our colorful Annatto Seeds turn banana leaf-wrapped pork shoulder into a succulent, mouthwatering meal, best served tucked into warm tortillas and topped with pickled red onions.