Compiled Recipe – Roasted Achiote Chicken

Roasted Achiote Chicken

* 2 tbsp vegetable oil
* ½ cup white onions, chopped
* 1 tsp garlic, minced
* ½ seedless orange, juice and zest only
* ½ lime, juice and zest only
* 1 tbsp vinegar
* 1 (10-gram) pack atsuete powder
* 2 tsp salt
* 1 tsp ground black pepper
* 1 tsp ground cumin
* 1 tsp dried oregano
* 1 bay leaf, crumbled
* 2 cloves garlic, minced
* 6 chicken thighs , bone in

1) Blend olive oil, white onions, garlic, juice and zest from orange and lime, vinegar, atsuete powder , salt, ground black pepper, ground cumin, dried oregano, bay leaf and garlic in a food processor or blender for 30 seconds.

2) Place in a large zip-top bag, add chicken thighs and marinate for at least 6 hours in the refrigerator. Drain chicken from the marinade. Place chicken on a baking pan. Roast in an oven pre-heated to 350◦F for 40 minutes or until cooked through. Shred chicken.




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