Peanut Chicken Wraps

These easy, yet delicious chicken wraps with peanut butter are such a simple and yet healthy lunch idea, but they’re so delicious that any time of the day. Soft, crisp tortillas are stuffed with fresh chicken, thinly sliced white cheddar cheese and crunchy fresh vegetables (usually baby carrots and green beans) with a light, homemade sauce sprinkled on top.

Wrap the entire thing in aluminum foil and bake it in the oven or grill it until the cheese and chicken get soft and the vegetables become crisp, then serve warm. Yum! Thai Peanut Chicken Wraps sprinkled with spicy peanut sauce, fresh ginger root & fresh vegetables like your favorite low fat protein shake is the perfect healthy snack to whip up while on the run.

With a simple cream cheese slice on your tortillas you are ready to make this healthy wrap the day before and eat it for lunch without feeling any soggyness! The key to these easy recipes is in the fresh ingredients so keep that in mind when whipping up your own low fat and low carb chili and salsa.

Use a high quality tortilla and low fat free sour cream and your guests will be asking for seconds later! A healthy, yet tasty alternative to take on a camping or picnic, the Peanut Butter Chicken is an easy, yet extremely delicious snack you will definitely want to add into your arsenal!

With a spicy, yet sweet, peanut butter sauce and crunchy carrots, these tasty wraps are both filling and delicious. They’re also a terrific way to use left over chicken, although if you do have some already prepared, you can also always toss some into your slow cooker.

Although these aren’t exactly the healthiest choice for dinner, they make a fantastic base for a delicious, healthy snack – one that won’t cost you an arm and a leg. Start camping today and start enjoying some of this delicious, yet very healthy, chicken!

Peanut Chicken Wraps

Recipe by TiffanieCourse: Chicken Main DishesCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes

These easy, peanut chicken wraps are a simple and healthy lunch recipe, but they’re delicious any time of day. Soft flour tortillas are filled with seasoned chicken, crunchy coleslaw and peanuts with a slightly spicy, homemade sauce.

Ingredients

  • For the chicken wraps
  • 3 cups coleslaw mix

  • 1 cup shredded carrots

  • 1/3 cup roasted peanuts

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 2 cooked chicken breasts, chopped or sliced

  • 6 large tortillas

  • For the peanut sauce:*
  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 1/4 cup olive oil (or vegetable oil)

  • 1/4 cup peanut butter

  • 3 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4–1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

  • 1 large garlic clove, minced

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the peanut sauce ingredients.
  • In another bowl, add the cabbage, carrots, cilantro, and peanuts. Pour the sauce over the mixture and stir. Let this sit while you prepare the tortillas and chicken.
  • Heat up the tortillas for about 10 seconds in the microwave to make them easier to work with.
  • Divide the chicken and coleslaw between each tortilla
  • Roll tightly, securing with toothpicks if necessary.

Reference : simplywhisked.

 

Comments are closed.