Do you have some leftover chicken from last night’s dinner? Whether you have leftover chicken or just love chicken, try these 25 delicious and easy chicken wrap recipes.
You can use leftover chicken or make chicken fresh for these recipes. These awesome recipes are easy to customize. You can add or subtract most ingredients to make a wrap that you love.
From Spicy to Creamy and from Grilled to Fried, there is a chicken wrap for everyone.
One of the best things about chicken wraps is that you can use any wrapping you like. Are you Gluten-Free? You can use a lettuce wrap or gluten-free wrap.
Are you Keto? You can use Keto Wraps.
1. Buffalo Chicken Wrap
This Buffalo Chicken Wrap is one of the best chicken wrap recipes for dinner or lunch. The key to a good wrap is to choose a hot sauce and a creamy salad dressing that you like.
Marinating the chicken is also important for this dish. Another important part of making a chicken wrap is ensuring that you do not overfill the tortilla.
You can swap in or out any vegetables you want, just make sure that you use small amounts in each wrap so that it will fit.
2. Chicken Ranch Wraps
This quick and easy chicken wrap recipe is great for leftover chicken and can be put together in 15 minutes or less.
The key to these delicious wraps is that they are grilled which melts the cheese and makes the tortilla crispy.
If you decide to swap the tortillas out, you will need to make some adaptations
For gluten-free tortillas, you will want to warm your corn tortillas. If you are using keto tortillas, warming them may also help. For a lettuce wrap, do not grill the wrap.
3. Grilled Chicken Wraps
This recipe is a great chicken wrap idea for a summer barbecue. The key to this recipe is grilling the chicken and then grilling the wraps.
Another key ingredient is melty cheese. You can use the mozzarella or cheddar or another cheese that you like.
It is important to use iceberg lettuce or another lettuce that keeps its crispiness if you want the crispness.
If you do not care about the crispy texture of the lettuce, choose a leafy green that tastes good when wilted.
4. Chicken Caesar Wraps
This delicious dinner wrap recipe is a chicken Caesar salad in a wrap. The recipe calls for romaine lettuce, but you can use any lettuce or greens that you want.
It also calls for croutons, which you can use or leave out.
Choosing a favorite Caesar salad dressing is important. You can even make your own. In addition to the cherry tomatoes, you can add kalamata olives or any other olives that you like.
It is important to use fresh Parmigiano Reggiano and not a pre-shredded parmesan.
5. Extra Crispy Chicken Wraps
These delicious chicken wraps have a wonderful crispy texture. This is the perfect dish for anyone who loves a good crunch. The key to this wrap is mixing the seasoning into the flour and the breadcrumbs.
The flour is an important step in making the egg stick so that the breadcrumbs will coat the chicken.
This recipe can be made gluten-free by swapping the flour and breadcrumbs for gluten-free alternatives.
Making your own crispy fried onions is the best but you can also buy them at the store. If you make your own, you can make them gluten-free.
6. Chicken Avocado Wraps
Chicken Avocado wraps are one of the best healthy chicken wrap recipes. You can use leftover chicken or make some grilled chicken.
If you are a fan of avocados, you can double the avocado in this recipe. The recipe calls for diced avocado, but you can also turn it into the avocado mash or even guacamole.
For an even more Latin-inspired dish you can make fajita chicken and vegetables for this dish.
Another option is to poach the chicken in salsa and shred it. You can also use pico de gallo in place of the diced tomatoes.
7. Chicken Caesar Wrap
This Chicken Caesar Wrap is one of the best and healthiest recipes on this list. This recipe works great as a lettuce wrap if you are gluten-free or keto. The chicken seasoning includes an Italian seasoning blend.
However, you can replace this with Greek seasoning or Mediterranean seasonings.
One of the great things about this recipe is that you make your own dressing. The fresh dressing is always better than store-bought.
However, you can buy your favorite salad dressing if you prefer. The toppings for this wrap include tomatoes, avocados, and cheese. You can add a few olives or pepperoncini peppers to the wraps as well.
8. Chicken Shawarma Wrap
This delicious Mediterranean chicken wrap makes a great dinner wrap recipe. The key to this dish is marinating the chicken in the spices.
The tomato-cucumber relish and the tahini sauce are also very important. For the tahini, you can purchase this at the store if you prefer.
Some great additions to this recipe are feta cheese, grilled and caramelized onions, and hummus. You can also add tzatziki sauce as well.
This is another dish that works really well as a lettuce wrap. You can also make rice bowls with this recipe.
9. PF Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wrap
These delicious and easy Asian chicken lettuce wraps are a great healthy chicken wrap idea. The key to this recipe is the sauce made from hoisin, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sriracha, and more.
This recipe uses ground chicken. However, you can use ground turkey or sliced chicken.
Thinly sliced green onions and water chestnuts are key to the flavor and the texture of these wraps.
The recipe calls for butter leaf lettuce which is great for wraps. You can also add some rice or fried rice to these wraps.
10. Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps are another great Asian-inspired lettuce wrap. The key to these wraps is the sauce.
The blend of sweet chilli sauce, creamy and nutty peanut butter, bitter ginger, and salty soy sauce makes this sauce.
For a more traditional Thai dish, use fish sauce instead of soy sauce. Another good soy sauce substitute is coconut aminos.
You can also substitute chilli sauce or garlic chilli sauce instead of the chilli flakes. Topping it with some chopped peanuts will add to the great textures in this dish.
11. Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps
The key to these Asian chicken lettuce wraps is the ground chicken. Browning the chicken just right is essential for the flavor and texture of the recipe.
If you have a wok pan, this is a great time to get it out. It is also important to dice the vegetables very small. The ground chicken and tiny vegetable pieces mix together well.
For lettuce you want big leaves, so butter leaf or romaine. Save any small leaves for a salad bowl.
12. Mexican Chicken Wrap
This is one of the best recipes if you are looking for a chicken weekend dinner. The recipe calls for premade salsa, but you can replace this with fresh homemade salsa.
It also calls for mayonnaise, sour cream would be a more authentic option. One of the key ingredients is using a hot sauce that you prefer for the chicken.
For toppings, in addition to the tomatoes, you can add avocado, diced onion, or diced peppers. You can also use pico de gallo and guacamole.
13. Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wraps
This quick and easy chicken wrap recipe is unique and easy to customize. You can substitute sour cream, Greek yoghurt, or aioli in place of the mayonnaise. Honey is a key ingredient.
However, you can substitute another liquid sweetener of your choice.
You get the heat from the cayenne. If you are not a fan of cayenne you can substitute it with spicy paprika or chilli powder.
You can substitute any leafy greens you like for the spinach. Additional toppings include avocado, bacon bits, or guacamole.
14. Slow-cooked Chicken Caesar Wraps
The key to this delicious chicken wrap recipe is cooking the chicken. You slow-cook the chicken in chicken broth for flavor and to keep it moist.
To add some extra flavor, you can add some Italian, Greek, or Mediterranean seasoning.
Another key to this dish is the Caesar dressing. You want to make or buy a high-quality Caesar dressing.
Fresh grated Parmigiano Reggiano instead of pre-shredded parmesan is also key.
If you decide to buy pre-shredded, buy the high-quality cheese from the cheese section of your local store.
15. Chicken Pita Wraps
This Mediterranean-inspired dinner wrap recipe is also great for lunch. One of the keys to this recipe is baking the chicken and the chickpeas.
You can use the recipe’s chicken seasoning blend or another favorite blend, such as shawarma, Greek, Italian, or the Mediterranean.
Another key ingredient is the tzatziki sauce. You can purchase your favorite or make your own.
The recipe calls for arugula, but you can use any leafy greens that you like. Some great additions are kalamata or green olives, sauteed onions, and feta.
16. Hawaiian Chicken Wraps
This delicious Island-inspired chicken wrap recipe uses a grill to cook the chicken, however, you can also cook them inside on the stove. The key to this recipe is the barbecue sauce.
You want to make sure you have a high-quality sauce, one that you love.
It is important to make the pineapple and peppers chopped small. Alternatively, you can slice the peppers like you slice the chicken. You can substitute the tortillas with large leaves of lettuce. Some great additions are cashews or toasted coconut.
17. Lemon Chicken Lettuce Wraps
The key to this healthy chicken wrap recipe is using Pure Leaf brand tea. If you cannot find it, the best option is to use the highest quality iced tea that you can find.
This Asian-inspired lemon chicken should be diced small so that it fits in the lettuce wraps.
Some great additions to this dish are cashews, water chestnuts, and sliced green onions. The cashews and water chestnuts add texture.
The green onions add a bitterness that complements the sweetness of the lemon chicken.
18. Grilled Chicken Broccoli Wrap
Grilled Chicken Broccoli Wraps are one of the healthiest wrap recipe ideas on this list. To make them even more healthy you can cut back on the cheese.
The recipe calls for grilled chicken and steamed broccoli.
You can grill the broccoli instead of steaming it if you have a vegetable grill pan.
A key to this recipe is using seasonings for the chicken that you like. The recipe calls for oregano, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
You can use Italian seasoning, Greek seasoning, Mediterranean seasoning, or any other seasoning you like.
19. Healthy Chicken Lettuce Wraps
The key to this healthy Asian-inspired dish is the sauce. For an extra delicious sauce try using toasted sesame oil.
Once you finish the sauce you want to cook it down with the chicken mix, the green onions, and water chestnuts.
Once the chicken is done you want to have some awesome toppings to go with it. Sriracha sauce or sweet chilli sauce are great sauces.
Other toppings include chopped peanuts, sliced green onions, sauteed diced mushrooms, and lime juice.
20. Chicken Salad Wraps
This recipe is one of the quickest and easiest recipes on this list. To make the chicken salad it is important to use high-quality mayonnaise.
You can also use aioli instead. Since this recipe calls for salsa, you can also use sour cream instead of mayonnaise.
This recipe uses pre-cooked chunk chicken. However, you can use leftover chicken, rotisserie chicken, or pre-cooked chicken slices.
Great topping options include diced avocado, pico de gallo, and sliced green onions. You can use lettuce wraps instead of tortillas if you want.
21. Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps
This easy chicken wrap recipe is easy to make the parts ahead of time and then put it all together when it is time to eat.
The secret to this is the Mexican seasoning on the meat. Choose your favorite taco seasoning for the best, most delicious chicken.
The key to a good wrap is the Cilantro sauce. Making it with sour cream is the most authentic. You can add guacamole, pico de gallo, and salsa along with or in place of the diced avocados and tomatoes.
22. Crispy Cabbage and Chicken Wraps
This dish is one of the easy and healthy chicken wrap recipe ideas. A secret ingredient in this recipe is the caraway seed.
The sauce is also an important component.
The recipe calls for a mustard-mayonnaise sauce. You can make your own or you can use another sauce with a similar tart, bitter, and creamy flavor. A creamy Dijon salad dressing is a good option.
The only vegetables in this wrap are the coleslaw mix. Some other great additions are spinach, baby kale, raisins, broccoli, and anything else that would go with a coleslaw flavor.
23. Teriyaki Chicken Wraps
This Asian-inspired dinner wrap recipe uses a pre-made teriyaki sauce. Buy the highest quality sauce you can find if you don’t want to make it yourself.
If you do want to make your own teriyaki sauce, you can do so with soy sauce or coconut aminos mixed with sweet chilli sauce, fresh garlic, fresh ginger, and rice vinegar.
The recipe calls for purple cabbage and carrots, you can also use a coleslaw mix.
Some great additions to this would be some rice, toasted peanuts, zucchini or eggplant. You can also turn these into lettuce wraps instead of tortilla wraps.
24. Southwest Chicken Wrap
This delicious and easy chicken wrap idea uses chicken tenders. These are great if you want the extra crunch, however, you can also replace them with sliced grilled chicken.
The key to this recipe is the dressing.
The recipe has its own dressing recipe. However, you can also purchase your favorite southwest-style salad dressing from the store.
You can even use a family favorite recipe from something else.
Another key ingredient in this wrap is corn and beans. Some additional toppings to add are diced avocado, pico de gallo, guacamole, and diced onions.
You can also substitute the southwest dressing for an avocado ranch dressing if you like.
25. Greek Grilled Chicken and Hummus Wrap
This last chicken wrap recipe idea sends us back to the Mediterranean. The key to this recipe is to use a Greek-style or Italian-style dressing that you like.
You can also make your own. Another important component is the hummus. You can purchase your favorite brand or make some at home.
The tomatoes and cucumbers add a fresh crunch to this recipe. The feta cheese is key as it adds saltiness and a bit of brininess. It is important to use high-quality feta.
Additional toppings you can include are roasted or baked chickpeas, kalamata or green olives, and tzatziki sauce.
25 Easy Chicken Wrap Recipes
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- 1 tbsp butter
- 1 lb skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
- ¼ c hot sauce
- 4 (10 inch) flour tortillas
- 2 c shredded lettuce
- 1 celery stalk, diced
- ½ c blue cheese dressing
- Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces.
- Heat the oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
- Once the butter has melted and the oil is hot, add the chicken to the pan.
- Cook the chicken for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Once the chicken is cooked, remove it from the heat and add the hot sauce. Stir until all pieces of chicken are covered with hot sauce.
- Lay out the tortillas on plates.
- Divide the chicken evenly among the tortillas.
- Top the chicken with lettuce, celery, and dressing.
- Roll and fold the tortillas burrito-style and they are ready to eat.