Annatto Grilled Chicken Tacos with Pineapple and Avocado


Anatto — English for achiote — is a powerful natural food coloring spice. It gives foods a deep red color and an earthy yet subtle flavor. You can find annatto in various forms, such as seeds — which you would need to quickly cook in oil to render its coloring properties — and powder and... View Article

What you will need

3 chicken breasts boneless and skinless, cut into strips

4 garlic cloves minced

1½ tablespoons annatto powder

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon cumin powder

salt and pepper to taste

1 fresh ripe pineapple peeled and cut in half lengthwise then cut into quarter pieces

1 tablespoon agave

1 small red onion finely julienned

1 small bunch of fresh cilantro the leaves only

1 ripe Hass avocado* peeled and diced

salt and pepper to taste

Cooking spray

Yellow corn tortillas


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