Achiote paste, also known as bija or bijol in Spanish, adds an authentic flavor and bright yellow color to the cuisine of Cuba, Mexico and Central America. This paste contains annatto seed, garlic, vinegar, iodized salt and spices.
Ingredients: Annatto seed, garlic, vinegar, iodized salt and spices.
This paste is great for adding a salty, bittersweet, yet tangy flavor to beef, chicken, fish, lamb and pork.
Achiote paste is used in Cuba, Mexico and Central America.
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