Lamb Me Your Recipe:

Achiote Roast Lamb

A rotisserie lamb that pairs with Achiote – a traditional and rare Mexican spice.

Lamb Me Your Recipe:

Achiote Roasting Lamb - Chico Loco

Chico Loco’s Chef Randy Torres creates another unique dish – Achiote Roast Lamb.


A rotisserie lamb that pairs with Achiote – a traditional Mexican spice that is a rare find outside of its home country. 


  • Boneless Leg (est. 1-1.5kg)

  • 200gm(approx.) Mex Paste – enough to coat. 

Spice Mix

Mex paste

  • 10gm sweet paprika

  • 75gm garlic

  • 180gm canola oil

  • 30gm ground coriander

  • 10gm ground cumin

  • 55gm Achiote paste

  • 10gm salt 


Mex paste

  1. Put the garlic and oil in a roasting pan then in the oven at 160C for 10min 

  2. After the garlic has roasted and cooled down put into a blender with all the other ingredients. 

  3. Blend until smooth. 

  4. Remove and store at room temperature.

Achiote Roasting Lamb

  1. Pre heat oven to 160C 

  2. Rub each lamb leg generously with the paste and roll into its natural shape. 

  3. OPTIONAL - Put large dice veggies like onions, carrots, celery and potatoes under the lamb while roasting to serve with the lamb. 

  4. Put marinated lamb on a roasting tray into the oven at 160C for 60-70min for medium rare – medium. 


Experience Achiote Roast Lamb at Chico Loco

Tel: +65 9738 7828


102 Amoy Street,

Singapore 069922

Operating Hours

Monday to Friday: 11:30am - 10:00pm 

Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Sunday: Closed

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