Manteca de Color

Annatto Lard

Preparation info
  • Makes

    ½ cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Diane Morgan

Published 2012

  • About

This flavored fat is used in Peruvian cooking and other Latin American cuisines to add color and rich flavor to foods. You can substitute canola or another neutral oil for the lard. Leaf lard is available from high-quality butcher shops selling pork. Annatto seeds are available at Latin American markets or online from