Achiote, or Annatto Seed

From: Betty G. (bettyg...)

Achiote, Annatto Paste

2 tb Annatto seeds
1 ts Cumin seeds
1 ts Oregano
5 Allspice berries
1 ts Sea salt
4 Garlic cloves -- pressed
4 tb Lime juice

Combine the annatto seeds, cumin seeds, oregano, allspice berries, and
salt in a spice mill or coffee grinder. Grind to a powderlike
consistency. In a small bowl, mix the powder with the garlic and lime
juice. Store in an airtight container, in the refrigerator. Use for
Cochinita Pibil or any grilled seafood. Yield: about 1/2 cup
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