How To Make Annatto Oil At Home

Annatto oil is a natural orange-red food dye used to make a variety of Asian and Latin cuisines. The oil is very easy to make and can be made by using only 2 ingredients.

The ingredients used to make annatto oil are annatto seeds and olive oil. Annatto is a plant and each and every part, like seeds, leaf and root are used to make a myriad variety of medicine. The oil can be used in soups, stews, sauces and pasta.

Annatto oil can be made by adding oil and annatto seeds in a pan over medium heat for 5 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat when the color of the seeds changes to golden. Cool the mixture for 4 hours and strain the seeds. The oil is ready!

This was just an overview of the recipe and the step-by-step procedure is mentioned below. So, don’t forget to follow the detailed recipe below. Before that, check out the other sauce recipes as well.

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Annatto Oil Recipe

Annatto Oil Recipe

Annatto oil is a natural orange-red food dye used to make a variety of Asian and Latin cuisines. The oil is very easy to make and can be made by using only 2 ingredients.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dips and Sauces
Cuisine American
Servings 5 people
Calories 190.4 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • tbsp Annatto seeds
  • ¼ cup Olive oil

Instructions
 

  • In a pan, add oil and annatto seeds over medium heat for 5 minutes or until the color change to golden.
  • Make sure you don't overheat.
  • When the color changes to golden, remove the pan from heat and cool the mixture for 4 hours.
  • Remove or strain the seeds and store them in the container.

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Nutrition

Calories: 190.4kcalSodium: 4.3mg
Keyword American, Annotto oil, Dips, Sauces
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