Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 12 mins

From Gourmet Sept. 07, posted for safekeeping. Keeps indefinitely covered and chilled.


  1. Heat annatto seeds and oil in a very small saucepan over low heat, swirling pan frequently, until oil is bright red-orange and begins to simmer,about 2 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and let stand 10 minutes.
  3. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into bowl; discard seeds.
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Easy to make and such a pretty color! I will use this to make yellow rice. Thanks! Made for Zaar tag.

Sharon123 January 21, 2008