All about the Achiote

A collection of recipes using Achiote or Annatto marinade/paste. This marinade is very traditional to the Yucatan in Mexico, home of our sauces and marinades.
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Cactus Fries Recipe | 2 pounds prickly pear cactus pads (nopales) 3 tablespoons cornstarch 2 tablespoons Achiote Paste 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 egg white About ¾ cup ice water Peanut oil for frying Salsa or ketchup, for accompaniment
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Fish Tacos with Habanero Salsa
These are pretty easy and so good, also works with Tilapia! You can find Achiote Paste in the Hispanic Foods section at the grocery store. Just be careful with the Habanero.
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Achiote Grilled Fish Tacos
These are amazing! Incredible flavour and easy to make! Just have to get the right ingredients
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Achiote Grilled Sunburst Squash | Grilling recipe | Spoon Fork Bacon
Achiote Grilled Sunburst Squash via Spoon Fork Bacon #recipe
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Hispanic Kitchen -
Camarones al Pastor (Achiote-Pineapple and Chipotle Marinated Shrimp) - Hispanic Kitchen
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Cochinita Pibil from the Slow-Cooker - Rick Bayless
Rick Bayless | Slow-Cooked Achiote Pork. A friend made it this week and said it was delicious. I got the achiote paste on Amazon.
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Achiote and beer marinated grilled steak - Laylita's Recipes
Achiote (annatto) and beer marinated grilled steaks topped with with jalapeño cilantro salsa
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Cochinita Pibil: Orange, Achiote, and Pork Marinated Tacos
Cochinita Pibil Mexican Pork Tacos: authentic, mouth-watering Mexican food. Served for International Night potluck.
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Pollo pibil – Achiote chicken
Achiote chicken
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@Houlihans is doing it right with their Achiote Grilled Shrimp Tacos featuring El Yucateco Achiote! Available now at select #Houlihans restaurants. Stop by and try them on your way home. #KingofFlavor
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Redirecting
cupcakes and kale: black bean quesadillas with achiote zucchini & corn
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53 Must-Have Ingredients for a Global Kitchen - Cooking Light
53 Must-Have Ingredients for a Global Kitchen | Exotic Find: Achiote Paste | CookingLight.com
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The Mexican Pantry
El Yucateco achiote seasoning is a ready-made recado rojo, the red spice paste from the Yucatán. Made with garlic, achiote, and vinegar, it gives bright flavor and color to pollo pibil (Yucatán-style chicken with achiote).
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Achiote Grilled Sunburst Squash | Grilling recipe | Spoon Fork Bacon
Achiote Grilled Sunburst Squash via Spoon Fork Bacon #recipe
the ingredients for this dish are neatly arranged
Pollo pibil – Achiote chicken
Achiote chicken
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Hispanic Kitchen -
Carne Asada with a Spicy Annatto Sauce and Onion Cilantro Salsa - Hispanic Kitchen July 2014
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Carne colorada - Achiote marinated meat - Laylita's Recipes
Ecuadorian carne colorada or achiote marinated meat ( Ecuador )
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Seafood spaghetti {Tallarines con mariscos} – Laylita’s Recipes
Seafood spaghetti {Tallarines con mariscos}. Loaded with sweet mussels, shrimp, scallops, clams, and calamri in a rich, spicy tomato sauce. Heaven!
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Achiote and beer marinated grilled steak - Laylita's Recipes
Achiote (annatto) and beer marinated grilled steaks topped with with jalapeño cilantro salsa
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Tacos al Pastor
Tacos al Pastor 4 chiles güajillo, 2 dientes de ajo grandes, 20 ml. de vinagre de piña o manzana, 5-10 grs. de pasta de achiote, 1 pizca de comino, 10 pimientas negras, Sal al gusto. 1/2 kilo de pierna de cerdo en filetes muy finos {pueden usar lomo}, 250 grs. de tocino {la receta original lleva lardo}, Una piña pequeña cortada en trozos,Cebolla en rodajas finas al gusto. Adobo.
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Roasted Turkey with Achiote Citrus Marinade
Roasted Turkey with Achiote Citrus Marinade Recipe | SAVEUR - Achiote paste gives the rub for this recipe a deep red hue, making for a visually striking roast holiday bird. This recipe was developed by chef Mary Sue Milliken
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CHICKEN BREAST WITH ANNATTO/ACHIOTE
21 Pechuga de pollo con achiote El Yucateco
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SHRIMP SKEWERS WITH ANNATTO
El Yucateco6 Brocheta de camarón con achiote
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RACK DE COSTILLAS CON ACHIOTE
18 Rack de costillas con achiote
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CHICKEN WITH ANNATTO/ACHIOTE
El Yucateco22 Pollo con achiote
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FISH TACOS WITH ANNATTO/ACHIOTE
El Yucateco43 Tacos Pescado Achiote
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El Yucateco24 Tacos al pastor
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STUFFED ZUCCHINI WITH RED BEEF MINCE
El Yucateco61 Calabacitas Rellenas de Picadillo Rojo
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TIKIN XIC (Yucatán Fish)
El Yucateco57 Tikin Xic
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PIBIL CHICKEN
El Yucateco54 Pollo Pibil
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SMALL TAMALES FROM YUCATAN
El Yucateco58 Tamalitos Yucatecos
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GRILL FROM YUCATAN
El Yucateco55 Parrillada Yucateca