Achiote Paste

Ingredients

2 tablespoons Annatto seeds
1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
1 teaspoon Oregano
6 Allspice berries
1 teaspoon Sea salt
4 Garlic cloves pressed
4 tablespoons Lime juice

Preparation

1
Combine the annatto seeds, cumin seeds, oregano, allspice berries, and salt in a spice mill or coffee grinder. Grind to a powder-like consistency. In a small bowl, mix the powder with the garlic and lime juice. Store in an airtight container, in the refrigerator.
2
Use for Cochinita Pibil (the recipe for which is included in this collection) or for any grilled seafood.
3
This recipe yields about 1/2 cup of sauce.

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Monday, November 30, 2009 - 4:53pm

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