Achiote Pescado Assembly Instructions

Achiote Pescado Assembly Instructions

Sara ReillySeptember 24, 2021

Friday Funday, September 24, 2021


Achiote Pescado, Mahi mahi in annatto paste and wrapped in banana leaf, served with a starter of sopa de lima, a citrusy-broth tortilla soup, yellow rice and black beans and cilantro lime slaw with peppers and pepitas.

Assemblage Difficulty: 3 out of 10


  • 1 pan fish
  • 1 pan rice and beans
  • 1 bag slaw
  • 1 container dressing
  • 1 bag pepitas
  • 1 container soup 


  • Preheat oven to 400. Put a tablesppon on water in with rice and recover, place into oven at the same time as the uncovered pan of fish. Bake 15-25 minutes or until internal temperature of fish is is at least 145 degrees and rice is 165.
    • Alternatively, fish can be cooked on a charcoal or gas grill over medium heat. Lightly brush or spray leaves with oil and grill for about 10 minutes turning halfway through. 
  • Heat soup on the stove top in a sauce pan over medium until hot, at least 165 degrees.
  • Toss slaw with pepitas and as much dressing as desired.


  • Soup can be eaten as a starter or alongside the meal.
  • Serve fish and rice and beans on dinner plates.
  • Serve slaw on a separate plate or in a bowl.