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Achiote paste

A combination of crushed achiote seed, vinegar, salt, garlic and spices which is typically formed into a small block. The paste is then diluted and added to stews or used as a rub for meats. It is a traditional ingredient used to make Ricado, a rub for suckling pig and other meats.
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Del MayaB Brand: Annotto seed, natural color, spices, vinegar, iodized salt, water, granulated garlic, cornmeal, FD&C Red color #40, sodium benzoate as a preservative


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