The Padilla Group Recipes


Shrimp Skewers with Annatto

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Serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes

  • 1 kg shrimp, peeled and headless
  • 50 gram stick of El Yucateco Achiote annatto
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 16 sticks for skewers


  1. Thread shrimps on each skewer.
  2. Blend together annatto/achiote, pineapple juice, vinegar, and garlic.
  3. With the annatto/achiote mixture, marinate the shrimp in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  4. In a pan or grill, fry the shrimp skewers with a bit of oil or roast on both sides. Garnish with sliced spring onion stalks.

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