Keep it light with this easy and delicious chicken wrap recipe. It’s filled with fresh lettuce, grated cheese, juicy chicken, tomato, red onion, optional cilantro, and more!

There’s no better lunch, if you ask me! A wrap combines all your favorite things: it’s got the nutrition of a salad, the ease of a taco, and all the wholesome goodness of a sandwich.

This one is bursting with vibrant flavor, and it’s so flexible to customize with your favorite things.

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Looking for an easy and healthy meal that’s perfect for a busy weeknight or a light dinner option? Look no further than this incredible chicken wrap recipe!

Made with crunchy fresh veggies, romaine lettuce, juicy chicken, and delicious sauce, this easy recipe is a great option for a quick meal that will leave you satisfied without weighing you down!

Even better, they are light in calories! Depending on the type of tortilla you choose, you can easily come in at under 500 calories for this delicious and filling chicken wrap. Not to mention it hits all the food groups to make it a well-rounded meal. 

It’s a quick, delicious recipe made with healthy ingredients you probably already have in your house! Many of the ingredients can be used throughout the week in various ways.

Chicken Wrap

It’s the perfect way to enjoy leftover chicken, too! You can even make a batch Sunday and wrap it with a touch of sour cream or your favorite salad dressing the day of to enjoy all week!

They’re easy to scale and serve for a crowd, picnics, showers, parties, and holiday gatherings. Wraps are the perfect handheld party food because they’re fuss free to make and mess-free to eat!

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Why You’ll Love It

  • Delicious and Satisfying – The combination of tender chicken, fresh vegetables, and flavorful sauces wrapped in a soft, warm tortilla is sure to leave you feeling full and content.
  • Quick and Easy – This chicken wrap recipe is perfect for those days when you want a tasty meal but don’t have a lot of time. Just grill or bake the chicken, chop up some veggies, and wrap everything up in a tortilla!
  • Versatile and Customizable – You can easily switch up the ingredients and sauces to suit your taste preferences or dietary restrictions. So whether you prefer a spicy buffalo chicken wrap or a fresh, veggie-filled wrap, there’s a recipe out there that will satisfy your cravings.
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Ingredients and Substitutions

Visit the printable recipe card for complete ingredients and instructions.

  • Greens – Use your favorite crunchy lettuce. Some great options are romaine, butter lettuce, mixed greens, iceberg, and arugula.
  • Cheese – Use any kind of cheese slices you like. You can also use freshly grated cheese for the creamiest finish – learn how to grate cheese here! Some great options are Monterey Jack cheese, provolone cheese, and Colby Jack.
  • Chicken – Juicy baked chicken breast coated in your favorite seasoning or a store-bought rotisserie chicken. You can use cubed, shredded, or sliced chicken.
  • Tomato – Wraps are the best way to sneak in veggies. Add tomato for color and fresh flavor.
  • Red Onion – Chopped fine.
  • Cilantro – Completely optional based on your personal preference.
  • Fiesta Ranch – A mix of sour cream and fiesta ranch dip gives salad dressing flavor without the messy result! 
  • Flour Tortilla – The glue that holds it all together!

How to Make this Chicken Wrap

An overview – visit the printable recipe card for complete ingredients and instructions.

  1. Prep – Preheat oven. 
  2. Coat – Brush olive oil on chicken breast. Sprinkle both sides with fajita seasoning or a little red pepper and lime juice – your choice! 
  3. Bake, remove from oven. Baked chicken breasts in a white baking dish.
  4. Rest – Allow chicken to rest before slicing or dicing chicken.
  5. Optional – Combine sour cream and Fiesta ranch mix.
  6. Toss – Combine and toss ingredients.
  7. Wrap 
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Tools to Use

How to Roll a Wrap Sandwich

  • Place tortilla on a plate and scoop ingredients into the center leaving 1-2″ on each side.
  • Add cooked chicken.
  • Fold the 1-2″ sides in and roll.
  • Secure using sandwich picks.
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Tips

  • You can make this a gluten-free chicken wrap recipe by using a corn tortilla and dairy-free by using dressing rather than fiesta sour cream and dairy-free cheese or eliminating the cheese.
  • Slice ingredients thin so they roll easily.
  • Toss first so that ingredients are distributed evenly, and you get the amazing flavor in each bite.
  • Use sandwich picks to secure when serving in large quantities.
  • Whip up a few extra baked chicken breasts early in the week to enjoy on salads and wraps, and make chicken nachos! Grab this homemade Poultry Seasoning blend to create the most flavorful chicken ever!

Make More (or Less!)

Scaling up, down or substituting? You’ll love this printable Measurement Conversion Chart!

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Serving Suggestions

There are so many ways you can mix up this easy chicken wrap recipe. These are just a few of my favorite ideas!

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Side Dishes for Chicken Wraps

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Leftover Idea

Enjoy leftover as a snack with some spicy ranch or chipotle mayo!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I add black beans to these recipes?

Black beans are a great addition to these chicken wrap recipes. They add protein and fiber and can be used instead of some or all of the chicken.

Can I use different types of tortillas in these recipes?

Absolutely! These recipes are very flexible and can be made with flour tortillas, whole wheat tortillas, or even corn tortillas for a gluten-free option.

Can I make these wraps ahead of time for meal prep?

Yes! These wraps are great for meal prep. Just assemble them as directed in the recipe, wrap them tightly in plastic wrap or place them in an airtight container, and store them in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Can I use leftover grilled chicken in these recipes?

You can use leftover grilled chicken in these recipes. Just be sure to slice it thinly so it is easy to wrap in the tortilla.

Can I use other types of cheese in these recipes?

Yes, you can use any type of cheese you like in these recipes. Cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese, and feta cheese are all great options.

What other kinds of wraps can I make with this recipe?

Chicken Caesar Wraps
Southwest Chicken Wrap
Chicken Ranch Wraps
Pesto Chicken Wraps
Buffalo Chicken Wraps
Chicken Avocado Wraps

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How to Store

  • Room Temperature – These chicken wraps can sit out for up to two hours while serving.
  • Refrigerate – You can make ahead and refrigerate for up to 3 days or make ahead and wrap just before serving.

More Chicken Dishes You'll Love

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Chicken Wrap

Keep it light and easy with this delicious Chicken Wrap recipe filled with fresh lettuce, grated cheese, juicy chicken, tomato, red onion, optional cilantro and more!
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
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Ingredients  

  • 4 flour tortillas (burrito or wrap size)
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon fajita seasoning
  • 4 cups lettuce chopped
  • 1 tomato diced
  • ½ cup red pepper chopped
  • ½ cup red onion
  • ¼ cup cilantro {optional}
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 Tablespoon Fiesta Ranch Dip

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 400℉.
  • Lightly coat chicken in olive oil. Sprinkle both sides with fajita seasoning.
  • Bake 20 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to rest 10 minutes (it will continue cooking). Slice or dice.
  • Combine sour cream and fiesta ranch. Toss all ingredients.
  • Scoop into the center of a tortilla. Fold both sides in and roll. Secure with sandwich picks.

Tips

Calories: 357kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 373mg | Potassium: 833mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1607IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 219mg | Iron: 5mg

Estimated nutrition information is provided as a courtesy and is not guaranteed.

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  1. This will be awesome this summer! I am definitely going to make these..sometimes you just want something cool this time of year. I will probably use the low carb tortilla shells though. My husband and I trying a low glycemic diet. ?They sure look good!