Place the oil in a heavy 2-quart saucepan and heat to about 350 °F. Do not let it overheat and smoke. Add the annatto seeds and remove pan from heat. Allow to cool completely and strain into a glass jar. Store in refrigerator.
Annatto seeds can be found in Latino or Filipino markets. Try to get in bulk as it’s cheaper than the little bags. I’ve even found them in Asian markets.
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