Annatto Seed Rice

This rice recipe is zesty and very satisfying. It is easy to make and adds a different flavor to your daily meal. Annatto seeds give a nice saffron color to this dish.


 Preparation Tiime: 10 minutes.

 

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons annatto seeds
  • 1 small red chilly (stemmed, seeded, and minced)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 pound vegetarian or organic chicken sausage (cut into small pieces)
  • 1 cup tomato (diced)
  • 4 small bay leaves (broken into half)
  • 2 cups long-grain white rice (cooked)
  • ½ tbsp black pepper (freshly ground)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Coriander leaves (to garnish)

Instructions

  • Heat the oil in a medium saute pan over medium heat and add annatto seeds to sizzling oil. 
  • Turn down the heat to lower and cook until the oil turns yellow, about 5 minutes. 
  • Turn off the heat. 
  • Remove annatto seeds with the help of a slotted spoon and discard.
  • Over medium-high heat reheat the annatto oil. 
  • Add and saute chile and garlic in the oil, stir, and cook for 30 seconds. 
  • Add tomato, sausage, and bay leaves to oil, stir.
  • Cook to heat through.
  • Add cooked rice and toss gently to mix and coat the spices evenly.
  • Remove bay leaves. Season the aromatic and delicious rice dish with salt and pepper.

How to serve 

  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve warm on a plate with your meal.
Organic Annatto Seeds


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