Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

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(32 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 8 mins

Easy

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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Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast (approx 180g), thinly sliced at an angle
  • generous squeeze juice ½ lime
    Lime

    Lime

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    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
    Avocado

    Avocado

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    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

Method

  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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Wizardlizard
1st Nov, 2017
5.05
I loved this! I did change it a little: I used much more chilli powder and fried a bit of onion with the chicken, salted the avocado, made my own roasted pepper (just put a whole red bell pepper on an oiled baking tray at 200C for 30min) and added some creme fraiche on top! Used wholemeal wraps too. I had it for tea last night but I enjoyed it so much I'm having it again today for lunch!
happyhappuch
24th Oct, 2017
Worked well but the peppers looked like a tongue so I put it in my kids bed
stephypixie
22nd Aug, 2017
I had this cold and found the chicken very bland and tasteless. Really needs a lot more chili in my opinion, the recommend amount didn't even give it a kick.
Alicefarley
18th Jun, 2017
3.8
i used normal peppers that i fried with the chicken and used the juice of a whole lime... i couldn't find the chilli powder but had some schwarzkoff cajun seasoning so used that instead... would recommend and will be making again! i only say four stars because id like a bit more vegetables in the recipe itself.
tsmiffy92
23rd Feb, 2017
5.05
Really good wraps got me through my night shift. I used sour cream as per recommendations bellow and used sun-dried tomatoes as a pepper alternative. mmmmm. Really tasty and really easy
Guestorz
7th Feb, 2017
3.8
I was about to make this but then I forgot about the avocado so I put in some chicken, red bell pepper, a jalapeño and to top it off.... Sweet chili sauce! It was absolutely delicious and I would recommend it to everybody.
alinalorelie
3rd Jan, 2017
5.05
Delicious! But needs to be rolled up fast and served warm - otherwise it doesn't taste as good.
alinalorelie
3rd Jan, 2017
5.05
Delicious! But needs to be rolled up fast and served warm - otherwise it doesn't taste as good.
alinalorelie
2nd Jan, 2017
5.05
Super delicious - I'm making it over and over again. The only downside - this needs to be done quickly, especially the wrapping part - they're not nearly as tasty when not hot. Also I use ground chilli flakes - instead of mild chilli powder. Coriander is a must here imo.
sophiehall
29th Aug, 2016
1.3
This recipe was easy enough but pretty tasteless. Would not recommend

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