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Achiote Seeds 1kg
Achiote Seeds 1kg

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Achiote Seeds 1kg

Brilliant red seeds with an earthy, woody flavour and vibrant colour.

Harvested from the annatto tree, achiote seeds (poor man’s saffron) are often ground into a paste which is a key ingredient in pork pibil, a traditional recipe from the Yucatán in south-eastern México.

Please note, due to current restrictions, this product cannot be shipped to the following countries:

  • Italy

  • Serving Suggestion

    For yellow rice, add a teaspoon of Achiote Seeds to a little oil and gently fry until it turns orange. Remove seeds, then fry onions and garlic before adding rice and water and cooking as per the rice packet instructions.

  • Storage and Preparation

    Grind soaked seeds with garlic, vinegar, Mexican oregano and salt to make a paste. Loosen with orange and lime juice and use to marinate meat or fish. Warning! Stains everything red.

    Store in a cool and dry place. Avoid exposure to light.

  • Allergy Advice

    Packed in a factory that handles nuts, peanuts and sesame.