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Achiote Oil

achiote oil

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups of lard, vegetable oil, or coconut oil
  • 1 cup achiote (annatto) seeds

Instructions

  1. In the fat in a saucepan. Turn the heat to low, add achiote seeds.
  2. Stir occasionally for 5 minutes or until the fat turns to a rich orange-red color.
  3. Cool thoroughly.
  4. Strain through a colander with absorbent paper and pour into a glass container.
  5. Cover, and store in the refrigerator, to be used by tablespoons, as called for in certain recipes.

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