Graines de Rocou - Annatto, Achiote

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A palette of colors: annatto seeds lend an enchanting orange hue to your culinary preparations, adding a visually appealing dimension to your dishes.

Delicate Aroma: Annatto seeds give off a subtle, exotic fragrance that blends perfectly with a variety of dishes, adding a unique flavor note to your recipes.

Versatile use: Annatto seeds can be used in a wide range of dishes, from stews and sauces to marinades, rice dishes and more.

A Natural Option: Annatto seeds are a natural choice for adding color to your dishes, avoiding the use of artificial colorants.

Vitamin A: Annatto is particularly rich in provitamin A, also known as beta-carotene. This vitamin is important for eye health, cell growth, the immune system and skin health.

Vitamin E: Annatto also contains vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant. Vitamin E plays a key role in protecting cells against oxidative damage, supporting the immune system and promoting healthy skin.

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Cooking recipes with our Rocou seeds

Roasted chicken with annatto: Marinate a whole chicken with annatto seed-infused olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and fresh herbs. Roast in the oven for juicy, fragrant meat.

Rice with annatto: Add a pinch of annatto powder to your rice during cooking to give it a vibrant color and slightly spicy flavor.

Grilling marinade: Prepare a marinade by mixing olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, herbs and annatto seeds. Marinate your meats before grilling for an explosion of flavor.

Tomato sauce with annatto: Add annatto powder to your homemade tomato sauce for intense color and refined flavor.

Fish en papillote: Coat fish fillets in parchment paper with annatto seed-infused olive oil, lemon slices and fresh herbs. Bake in the oven for a light and tasty starter.

Vegetable stew: Simmer seasonal vegetables with broth, garlic, spices and annatto seeds for a comforting, colorful dish.

Potatosalad: Add annatto powder to your potato salad dressing for vibrant color and unique flavor.

Annatto dip: Mix crème fraîche, Greek yogurt, lemon juice, garlic and annatto powder for a colorful, fragrant dip.

Sautéed shrimp: Sear shrimp in a pan with annatto seed-infused olive oil and garlic for a deliciously spicy appetizer.

Chili con carne: Add annatto seeds to your chili con carne for a deep red color and exquisite flavor.

Pan-fried vegetables: Sauté fresh vegetables with annatto seed-infused olive oil for a colorful, flavorful pan-fried dish.

Spring rolls: Add annatto seeds to the sauce on your spring rolls for a touch of color and flavor.

Couscous with annatto: Add annatto powder to your couscous for vibrant color and subtle flavor.

Peppers stuffed with annatto: Mix annatto powder with ground meat, cooked rice, vegetables and herbs. Stuff peppers and bake for a colorful, flavorful dish.

Hummus with annatto: Add annatto powder to your homemade hummus for a touch of color and unique flavor. Serve with fresh vegetables or pita bread.

Annatto bread: Add annatto powder to your bread dough for a warm color and slightly spicy flavor.

Pasta with annatto: Mix cooked pasta with annatto seed-infused olive oil, garlic, herbs and vegetables for a simple, delicious dish.

Vegetable dip: Mix Greek yogurt, annatto seed-infused olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and herbs. Serve with fresh vegetables for a healthy, colorful snack.

Annatto tacos: Add annatto powder to your taco spice mix for vibrant color and spicy flavor. Top with your favorite meat, vegetables and sauces for a Tex-Mex feast.

Annatto Meatballs: Mix crushed annatto seeds with ground meat, garlic, herbs and spices. Shape into balls and bake or pan-fry for a delicious appetizer or main course.

Rosemary vegetable pie: Top a pie crust with colorful vegetables such as tomatoes, peppers, zucchini and onions, seasoned with rocou seed-infused olive oil. Bake until crust is golden and crisp.

Lentils with annatto: Add annatto seeds to lentils cooked with vegetables, spices and herbs for a touch of color and delicate flavor.

Cabbage salad with annatto: Mix shredded cabbage with a vinaigrette of mustard, vinegar, annatto powder and olive oil for a crunchy, colorful salad.

Jollof rice with annatto: Prepare a delicious jollof rice by adding annatto powder to tomato sauce, vegetables, spices and rice. This will give it a bright red hue and a spicy flavor.

Seafoodceviche with annatto: Marinate fresh seafood such as shrimp, mussels and squid in a marinade of lemon juice, olive oil infused with annatto seeds, red onions and coriander for a refreshing and colorful appetizer.

Mango chutney with annatto: Prepare a sweet and spicy chutney by mixing diced mango, red onions, vinegar, sugar, spices and annatto seeds. Serve with grilled meats or rice dishes.

Annatto Meatloaf: Add annatto powder to your mixture of ground meat, eggs, breadcrumbs, onions and herbs for vibrant color and unique flavor. Bake for a comforting dish.

Annatto Smoothie: Blend fresh fruit, yogurt, milk, honey and a pinch of annatto powder for a colorful, nutritious smoothie. It's a great way to enjoy the benefits of annatto while cooling down.

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Armelle B. published the 24/08/2023 following an order made on 04/08/2023


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