PASTE, ACHIOTE - Kosher/Gluten Free

Achiote Paste the “Saffron” of Mexico
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PASTE, ACHIOTE - Kosher/Gluten Free

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Description:

Achiote Paste is considered the “Saffron” of Mexico. A pinch of fresh Achiote gives any dish an exotic, earthy perfume. Achiote Paste is a blend of Annatto seed, garlic, vinegar, iodized salt and spices. Used primarily in Latin cuisines it is specific to Southern Mexico and Central America. Smeared on fish before it is grilled or painted on pork before it is braised or roasted, Achiote Paste imparts the deep color and warm flavor of Mexican cooking.

Ingredient Statement:

Vinegar, Annatto Seed, Spices, Salt, Garlic.

Best rubbed on chicken, pork, fish, or seafood but can be used for beef, lamb, veal, and ground beef. Try a few of these dishes to spice up your menu; Achiote chicken and cilantro dumplings, broiled Red Snapper with Achiote Paste, create a spicy chicken and citrus salad, or make a marinade and barbecue sauce for beef.

Recommended Preparation Instructions:

Dilute 1 ounce of the paste into ½ cups of vinegar or sour orange juice. Rub into meat and allow to marinate. Use 1 tablespoon per serving.

Product Description

Achiote Paste is considered the “Saffron” of Mexico. A pinch of fresh Achiote gives any dish an exotic, earthy perfume. Achiote Paste is a blend of Annatto seed, garlic, vinegar, iodized salt and spices. Used primarily in Latin cuisines it is specific to Southern Mexico and Central America. Smeared on fish before it is grilled or painted on pork before it is braised or roasted, Achiote Paste imparts the deep color and warm flavor of Mexican cooking.

Physical

Color: Deep red.

Flavor: Pungent vinegar with warm spices.

Size: Paste.

Chemical

Moisture: 55%

Sulfites: N/A

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:

Vinegar, Annatto Seed, Spices, Salt, Garlic.

Allergen Statement

None.

Packaging & Storage

Shelf Life: Min 6 months (under optimum storage conditions).

Packaging: Plastic jar.

Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.

About Nutritional Information

Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources. Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1Tbsp. (15g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 25 Calories from Fat 0
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat  0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 280mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 0g  
Protein 1g  
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2%
Iron 30%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.