Achiote Sauce Base

  • Prep Time 0 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 0

Ingredients

1/3
cup achiote seeds (annatto seeds)
1/3
cup orange juice
1/3
cup white vinegar
1
teaspoon ground red chilies
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
garlic clove
  • 1 Cover achiote seeds with boiling water. Cover and let stand at least 8 hours. Drain seeds. Place seeds and remaining ingredients in food processor. Cover and process until seeds are coarsely ground; strain. Store in refrigerator up to 1 week or in freezer up to 2 months. About 2/3 cup sauce base.