Achiote paste {pasta de achiote – recado rojo}
The flavours of the Yucatán in one versatile spice paste.
Servings
cup
Servings
cup
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Place the annatto, peppercorns, cumin, coriander, garlic, cloves, pimento and oregano into a spice grinder. Grind until powdered.
  2. Transfer to a bowl. Mix in the salt and nutmeg, then add the vinegar and water. Combine well, press into a plastic container or jar and store in the fridge. Alternatively, freeze it and you can break off what you need when the time comes!