Turmeric-Spiced Chicken with Tomato-Avocado Salsa

  • Yield: servings


Turmeric-Spiced Chicken:
2tablespoons olive oil
1teaspoon McCormick Garlic Powder
1teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Collection Sicilian Sea Salt
1teaspoon McCormick Turmeric, Ground
1/2teaspoon McCormick Red Pepper, Crushed
2pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs, trimmed
Tomato-Avocado Salsa:
6medium 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)
1/2cup coarsely chopped red onion
1/4cup chopped fresh cilantro
2tablespoons fresh lime juice
1teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Collection Sicilian Sea Salt
1/2teaspoon McCormick Turmeric, Ground
2cups frisee or other lettuce
8 flour tortillas (8-inch)
Refrigerate Time: 30 minutes


  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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