Annatto Marinade For Fish

Annatto Marinade For Fish

Annatto Marinade For Fish

6 persons

Time to make:
45 minutes baking

Calories per Servings:
Not Availabe


1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/2 cup white wine vinegar
6 tbsp annato seeds, soaked overnight
1 tbsp whole black peppercorns
1 tbsp Mexican oregano
1 tsp cumin seeds, toasted
1 cup orange juice
1 cup vegetable oil
2 bay leaves
6 whole Red snapper or grouper; cleaned, scaled, and split lengthwise
6 whole allspice berries
10 clove garlic, peeled, minced
salt, to taste
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
thinly sliced lime; for garnish
thinly sliced red onion; for garnish


Grind annatto seeds, peppercorns, allspice berries and cumin with mortar
and pestle
Transfer to large bowl. Mix in oregano, cinnamon, cloves and bay leaves
Add orange juice, vinegar and vegetable oil and whisk until wellblended
Open fish and arrange in large glass baking dish. Pour marinade over
Cover and refrigerate 2 to 4 hours. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Remove
fish from marinade; reserve marinade
Season fish with salt and pepper. Bake fish until cooked through,
basting occasionally with marinade, about 45 minutes
Transfer fish to plates. Garnish with limeand red onion.

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