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 (ä′chē-ō′tē, -tĕ)

[American Spanish, from Nahuatl achiotl.]
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(ˌætʃɪˈəʊtɪ; ˌætʃɪˈəʊteɪ)
(Plants) another name for annatto
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The soft-shell foursome consists of the Ancho Chicken (shredded chicken loaded with classic Mexican flavors and other toppings); Huanchos Rancheros (visually stunning, with avocado, beans, salsa fresca, and pickled cabbage topped off with a crispy fried egg); Chorizo (Mexican chorizo, pickled red onions, salsa, and paprika potatoes that steal the show); and Conchita Pibil (slow-cooked achiote pork with pickled red onion topped with grilled pineapple).
The Bixa Orellana tree is known as Annatto or as 'Achiote' in large parts of South America and as 'Urucum' in Brazil.
Chicken Achiote uses breast meat, cooked sous-vide and grilled until the perfect char is achieved.
It was spicy, hot, and it was red because they used to put achiote - a food coloring - in it.
The vegan chorizo is topnotch, made from tofu and seasoned with garlic, ancho chili powder, smoked paprika, cumin, Mexican oregano, coriander, black pepper, achiote powder, cloves, cinnamon and apple cider vinegar.
Evaluacion de extractos de achiote (Bixa orellana) y de zanahoria (Daucus carota) incorporados en la dieta, sobre la coloracion externa en guppys (Poecilia reticulata).
Local pasture-raised chickens are key to dishes like the La Fresa taco, filled with achiote chicken, avocado, cotija cheese, white onions, cabbage and Fresa's green salsa.
Achiote A bright orange- red paste or powder, from ground annatto seeds, with an earthy flavour.