Turmeric Chicken Tacos with Tomato Avocado Salsa

This colorful grilled chicken and garden-fresh salsa recipe could be the foundation of a flavorful build-your-own taco bar, perfect for easy entertaining while incorporating the healthy benefits of curcumin in turmeric powder.
15m
PREP TIME
16m
COOK TIME
397
CALORIES
15
INGREDIENTS

Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • Turmeric Spiced Chicken
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Gourmet Collection Sicilian Sea Salt
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Crushed Red Pepper
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs, trimmed
  • Tomato Avocado Salsa
  • 6 medium vine-ripened tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch chunks (2 1/2 cups)
  • 2 avocados, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch chunks (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Gourmet Collection Sicilian Sea Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Turmeric
  • Tacos
  • 2 cups frisée or other lettuce
  • 8 flour tortillas (8-inch)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 For the Chicken, mix oil, garlic powder, sea salt, turmeric and red pepper in small bowl. Place chicken in large resealable plastic bag or glass dish. Add marinade; turn to coat well. Refrigerate 30 minutes or longer for extra flavor.
  • 2 Meanwhile, for the Salsa, mix all ingredients in medium bowl. Cover. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Remove chicken from marinade. Discard any remaining marinade.
  • 3 Grill chicken over medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes per side or until cooked through. Cut chicken into thin strips. Place 1/4 cup lettuce on each tortilla. Fill with chicken and Salsa. Fold sides of tortilla over filling and roll up to serve.

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