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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.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dips and Sauces
Cuisine American
Servings 5 people
Calories 190.4 kcal


  • tbsp Annatto seeds
  • ¼ cup Olive oil


  • 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.



Calories: 190.4kcal | Sodium: 4.3mg
Keyword American, Annotto oil, Dips, Sauces
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