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Achiote Paste is a spice blend made of annatto seeds, vinegar and spices used mostly in Latin cuisine to infuse color and bright, acidic flavor into a recipe.

  • Deep red

  • Smooth paste

  • Salty, bittersweet, tangy

  • D'allesandro
    Price: $21.90
    $1.37 / 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

  • Blend into mole sauce

  • Basic prep

    Dilute 1 tablespoon of paste into 1/2 cup vinegar or sour orange juice.

    Storage & handling

    Store in cool, dry place.

    Ingredients

    Vinegar, annatto seed, spices, salt, garlic.

    Classic recipe

    Yucatecan-Style Grilled Fish

    Slightly peppery annatto seeds have been a fixture of Yucatan cuisine for thousands of years, where they are usually ground up to make achiote paste. In this recipe, our ready-made Achiote Paste makes for a convenient shortcut, while the addition of lime juice and orange juice brighten up the dish.