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grilled chicken wrap recipe

If you are looking for an easy dinner recipe that makes you feel like you are having delicious take-aways but the healthy form. Then this is the recipe for you.

I make this grilled chicken wrap recipe almost every week, because it’s so delicious, juicy, and a not-so-guilty, but rather healthy dinner idea.

grilled chicken wrap recipe

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the ingredients needed for this recipe


Tzatziki is a Greek dressing that is traditionally made of yoghurt, cucumbers salt and garlic. In this recipe we add mayo and mixed herb to our tzatziki


Chicken breast is the meat we use to make these wraps. It is tender and a very fast part to cook.


We can all agree that anything tastes good with cheese, lots of cheese. So for this recipe we use cheddar cheese to take our wraps to the next level. Yes you might be questioning the fact that the wraps will have melted cheese and tzatziki sauce. Well, the wraps will only be grilled on the one side and not the other, which makes sure that warm tzatziki will not be served.

How to assemble grilled chicken wraps

grilled chicken wraps

So I know once in our lives we have researched ‘how to assemble wraps’ , there is nothing to be embarrassed about, I will teach you the only formula you need to fold wraps.


Add your fillings

As much as this might sound obvious it often an overlooked step that is very important. When filling up wrap you need to make sure to not overfill it and make sure to position the filling in the right area as seen in the image below.


make your first fold

fold one of wrap

take the bottom half of the tortilla and fold it upwards towards your filling


make the last two folds and insert toothpick to secure

.when making the last to folds try and make them as tight as possible to the point where the wraps shape is secure nut it is not tight enough to tear the tortilla. Secure the wrap with a toothpick in the


place them in your pan cheese down

chicken wraps in pan
grilled chicken wrap recipe

chicken wrap recipe

this is the best and healthy chicken wrap recipe there is out there. It is super easy to make and makes a great light dinner.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
assembling time 20 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine South African
Servings 4 servings


for the chicken

  • 3 boneless and skinless chicken breast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sweet basil
  • 2 tsp crushed garlic
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 2 tsp chicken seasoning
  • cup buttermilk
  • ½ chopped onion
  • 3 tbsp canola oil


  • ¼ cup plain yoghurt
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 200 grams grated cucumber
  • pinch of salt
  • ½ tsp mixed herb
  • ¼ finely diced onion

other ingredients

  • 200 grams grated cheddar cheese
  • 4 medium tortilla wraps


for the chicken

  • Chop your chicken breasts into small bite-sized pieces and add your chicken to a medium sized bowl.
  • Add your buttermilk, salt, sweet basil, crushed garlic, paprika, chilli flakes and chicken seasoning into the same bowl with the chicken pieces and mix well.
  • Allow your chicken to marinate in the fridge for 10 minutes. In the meantime make your tzatziki.
  • Once your chicken has marinated in the fridge, heat your oil in a wide pan on medium-high heat.
  • Once your oil is heated, fry your chopped onion until it is golden brown. Set aside in a small bowl which is lined with a paper towel.
  • Now, fry your chicken in the same oil for about 5-10 minutes or until your chicken is cooked to perfection. Then set aside in a bowl that is lined with parchment paper.


  • Combine all your tzatziki ingredients into a medium-sized bowl and mix well with a fork.

how to assemble the wraps

  • Start off by placing some cheese on your tortilla then add chicken, onions and tzatziki then fold your wrap. Insert a toothpick to make sure that the folds stay in place. Do this for all four wraps.
  • Once that is done place your wraps cheese-side-down onto a grilling pan and grill them for about 5-10 minutes or until the cheese has melted and your wraps are warm.
    chicken wraps in pan
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