Annatto, the dark red seeds of the West Indian annatto tree, are used to add a vibrant natural red-orange color to food.
Use to color rice, beans, meats, soups, stews, sauces, tacos and tamales. Use 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon Ground Annatto for 1 cup rice.
Yucatan-Style Marinade: Mix 1/4 cup orange juice, 2 tablespoons oil, 2 teaspoons each Ground Annatto and Garlic Salt, 1 teaspoon each Ground Cumin and Oregano Leaves, and 1/2 teaspoon Ground Allspice. Add 1 pound meat; marinate in refrigerator 1 hour. Grill until cooked through.
Prep time: 5 mins