Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 8 mins


Serves 2
Pan-fry lean chicken breast with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps. Cool before assembling if packing for lunch

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal403
  • fat16g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs32g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre5g
  • protein29g
  • salt0.8g
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  • 1 chicken breast (approx 180g), thinly sliced at an angle
  • generous squeeze juice ½ lime



    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • ½ tsp mild chilli powder
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 tsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 seeded wraps
  • 1 avocado, halved and stoned



    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • 1 roasted red pepper from a jar, sliced
  • a few sprigs coriander, chopped


  1. Mix the chicken with the lime juice, chilli powder and garlic.

  2. Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan then fry the chicken for a couple of mins – it will cook very quickly so keep an eye on it. Meanwhile, warm the wraps following the pack instructions or, if you have a gas hob, heat them over the flame to slightly char them. Do not let them dry out or they are difficult to roll.

  3. Squash half an avocado onto each wrap, add the peppers to the pan to warm them through then pile onto the wraps with the chicken, and sprinkle over the coriander. Roll up, cut in half and eat with your fingers.

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Comments (7)

sophiehall's picture

This recipe was easy enough but pretty tasteless. Would not recommend

minty454's picture

I added a bit of cheese and natural yoghurt - may not be quite as healthy but tasted great

Manlyfriedeggman's picture

A great dish, very easy to prepare and the simple flavours still do a good job of keeping the meal exciting. I would recommend this meal for lunches and small dinners. I used a lot more chilli (because I like it a bit hotter) and used a lot more avocado which helped combat the possibility of the dish being to dry.

As suggested below, I too tried out using wholemeal wraps which gives it a healthy edge!

Samxox3's picture

Absolutely gorgeous I used chilli flakes instead of powder, added red onions and used wholemeal wraps

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joinkendal's picture

I tried this is part of the 3 day cheap & healthy diet plan - to be fair I wasn't enthused, it didn't sound very exciting for lunch, a bit plain maybe, and I don't really like avocado (green/slimy/tasteless I don't get it ;) ..... but...... I REALLY enjoyed it! The only things I changed were I used a quarter of a lime, hot chilli powder and a chopped fresh pepper. It was delicious! A new way to get avocado into my diet, hurrah!

angieede's picture

Absolutely delicious, dropped the coriander and added sour cream and chive dip! Did the job beautifully!

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