Crunchy Southwestern Chicken Wrap – easy lunch ideas are hard to come by. These chicken wraps come together in minutes, you can make them ahead, and the creamy spicy sauce makes them extra tasty!
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I am all about easy dinners ideas and lunches. If I can make something that is perfect for dinner and doubles as easy lunch ideas I am super happy. And these chicken wraps make life easier when everything else is crazy busy. Plus they have my favorite Mexican flavors and my ultimate weakness….Fritos!
I am on a wrap kick lately, and love that they can be a make ahead meal or an easy last minute dinner.
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Crunchy Southwestern Chicken Wrap
Lunch might be my least favorite meal. I want it to be relatively healthy, taste good, and be easy to make. That can be a hard combination when you also want it fast and are only serving 1 person. Well this chicken wrap solves all my problems and is one of my favorite lunches! Plus these chicken wraps are perfect because a lot of the things you need are staple ingredients, which you can often find on Ibotta.
So if you are looking for make ahead meals as we get into back to school and the end of summer remember this chicken wrap recipe. My son loves taking them for his lunch at school, and I love that I can make them on the weekend and he can take them all week long. Weekday mornings are super easy that way.
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I have a weakness for Fritos corn chips, so they are the crunch in these Southwestern chicken wraps. You can use rotisserie chicken, chicken strips, grilled chicken…you name it. It all works. The sauce it what brings it all together and makes it amazing. And it is super simple too! Seriously just sour cream, taco seasoning and salsa. But it is so good! I make a similar dressing for Taco Pasta Salad and that combination just works!
Can You Make This Chicken Wrap Recipe Ahead of Time
Yes, you definitely can. I completely assemble the wraps and then secure with plastic wrap and store in the fridge for 2-3 days. The fritos might not be as crunchy, but it is still delicious and great to grab and go for work or school.
More Wrap Recipes
- Chicken Club Wrap
- Asian Chicken Wrap
- Buffalo Chicken Wrap
- Honey Sesame Chicken Salad Wrap
- Chicken Lettuce Wraps
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- 3/4 cup sour cream
- 3/4 cup salsa
- 1 1/2 Tbls taco seasoning
- 4 large tortillas, (wrap size)
- 1/3 cup shredded lettuce
- 1/2 cup tomato, diced
- 1 whole avocado, diced
- 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
- 2 cup cooked chicken, shredded
- 1 cup Fritos, crushed
- In a bowl mix together sour cream, salsa, and taco seasoning until well blended.
- Lay a tortilla flat on a cutting board. Spread 1 heaping tablespoon of sauce over the bottom half of the tortilla, leaving a 1 inch border on each side.
- Sprinkle 1/3 cup of lettuce, 2 Tbls tomato, ¼ of the avocado, 2 Tbls of cheese, and ½ cup of chicken over the sauce. Crush ¼ cup of Fritos over the chicken. Drizzle 1 Tbls of sauce over the top.
- Fold in the sides and roll tightly. Repeat with the remaining wraps. Cut in half to serve.
Amount Per ServingCalories 491 Saturated Fat 11g Cholesterol 90mg Sodium 1091mg Carbohydrates 22g Fiber 3g Sugar 5g Protein 23g
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**This post is sponsored by Ibotta. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.