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Orange-Achiote Marinade

Yield Makes about 1/3 cup, enough to marinate 1 to 2 pounds meat
Notes: Achiote paste is sold in reddish orange blocks in Latino markets; if it's unavailable, use 1 more tablespoon paprika (1 tablespoon and 2 teaspoons total). The recipe for this marinade can be doubled. It's also delicious on pork. You can make the marinade up to 2 days before using; cover and chill.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon salted red achiote paste (see notes)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon instant chicken bouillon
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 15
  • caloriesfromfat 6 %
  • protein 0.3 g
  • fat 0.1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 3.4 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • sodium 304 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a bowl, mix orange juice, achiote paste, soy sauce, paprika, bouillon, garlic, and pepper.

  2. Nutritional analysis per tablespoon.