Grilled Chicken Avocado Wrap - My Gorgeous Recipes (2024)

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Grilled Chicken Avocado Wrap with sour cream and spinach, a delicious, quick and easy recipe for lunch for a light dinner. It's packed with amazing flavours and health benefits, and it's ready in less than 15 minutes. Great for kids and grown-ups alike, this delicious wrap can be made with leftover or rotisserie chicken too.

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New Year, new resolutions. And the most famous one: losing weight. I know, December was a hell of a month, too much shopping, eating and drinking. So a healthier January may sound like a good plan. Although in reality statistics show that the eating healthily doesn't really last that long around this time of the year. Oh well, at least we try.

But you know what, quick healthy recipes can be truly delicious and super easy to make. Take this wrap, it has got the healthiest stuff you can ask for:

  • avocados, known for the countless health benefits
  • spinach, a super leaf loaded with vitamins and minerals
  • chicken, an easy and light meat that can safely be consumed if you are on a diet.

Chicken can be replaced with any lean meat, like turkey. I have tried it in this Healthy leftover turkey wraps with cranberry sauceand it was really delicious. Same goes for leftover beef, lamb or pulled pork.

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Ingredients needed to make a chicken avocado wrap

  • chicken breast - it's very easy to cook, and quick too
  • avocado - make sure it's just ripe, unripe avocado is too hard and tasteless
  • fresh baby spinach - or you can use any salad leaves
  • sour cream - for spreading on the wraps
  • Cheddar cheese - or any other hard cheese
  • paprika- adds a nice colour and taste
  • granulated garlic
  • salt & ground black pepper
  • vegetable oil
  • tortilla wraps

Easy swaps

This wrap is so easy to make, and it can be tweaked to your own liking:

  • grilled chicken can be swapped for leftover chicken - especially if you have any leftovers from your Spatchco*ck Chicken or Whole Roasted Chicken. It can also be swapped for any other leftover meat.
  • sour cream can be replaced with creme fraiche or yogurt
  • spinach can be replaced with green salad
  • wholemeal tortilla wraps can be swapped for white flour or corn tortilla wraps

Step-by-step instructions and photos

  • To cook the chicken, cut the chicken breasts into strips, add them to a bag together with the salt, pepper, paprika, granulated garlic and oil.
  • Give the bag a good shake so that the chicken can be well coated.
  • Heat up a grill pan, add the chicken and cook on both sides until done, about 3 minutes on each side.
  • Peel and slice the avocado, then squeeze the lemon juice over.
  • Transfer the chicken to a plate, warm up the tortilla wraps for a few seconds on each side, so the folding can be done easier.
  • Spread the sour cream on one side of the wrap, sprinkle the grated cheese over, then add the chicken, spinach and avocado.
  • Wrap tightly and serve immediately.
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Recipe FAQs

How do you keep avocados from browning?

Avocados, as healthy and delicious as they are, tend to brown very quickly. So, in order to keep them fresh for longer, here is a trick. Once you peel and cut the avocados, squeeze some lemon juice over the cut slices, that will prevent them from browning. Be generous with the amount of lemon juice, they will taste even better.

How many calories are in a chicken avocado wrap?

Only 342! And trust me, this wrap will keep you fuller for quite a long time, so you won't feel like snacking shortly after you had your meal. And it's the perfect meal on the go, great as a working lunch, picnic food, or just a light dinner.

Other grilled chicken recipes

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad with Yogurt Dressing

Grilled Chicken Satay

Yogurt-Marinated Chicken Kebabs

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Grilled Chicken Avocado Wrap

Healthy Grilled Chicken Avocado Wrap with spinach, sour cream and wholemeal tortilla wraps, a quick and easy chicken breast recipe that is nutritious and delicious; especially when time is short and preparing a big meal is not an option. The paprika garlic chicken is juicy and tender, and it pairs so well with the ripe avocado which has a kick of lemon. The best working lunch too.

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Course: Main Course

Cuisine: International

Prep Time: 5 minutes minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes minutes

Servings: 3 people

Calories: 342kcal

Author: Daniela Apostol

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach
  • 3 tablespoon sour cream
  • 3 tablespoon grated Cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 3 tortilla wraps

Metric - US Customary

Instructions

  • To cook the chicken, cut the chicken breasts into strips, add them to a bag together with the salt, pepper, paprika, granulated garlic and oil.

  • Give the bag a good shake so that the chicken can be well coated.

  • Heat up a grill pan, add the chicken and cook on both sides until done, about 3 minutes on each side.

  • Peel and slice the avocado, then squeeze the lemon juice over.

  • Transfer the chicken to a plate, warm up the tortilla wraps for a few seconds on each side, so the folding can be done easier.

  • Spread the sour cream on one side of the wrap, sprinkle the grated cheese over, then add the chicken, spinach and avocado.

  • Wrap tightly and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 752mg | Potassium: 626mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1635IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 169mg | Iron: 2mg

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  1. Lesley Ann

    Grilled Chicken Avocado Wrap - My Gorgeous Recipes (5)
    Oh woah, I just made these and they are so yummy! Had to substitute baby spinach with baby kale, because the supermarket was out of spinach. Only downside is...I only made one per person :')

    Reply

  2. Chrisana

    Your wrap looks toasted on the outside. Is it my imagination? I was thinking of toasting mine but wasn't sure the best method for doing so.

    Reply

    • Daniela Anderson

      Hi Chrisana, thank you for your comment! I have placed the tortilla wraps on a hot grill pan for a about 20-30 seconds on each side just to get them warm and make the folding easier. They also get a very nice taste from it. Let me know if that helps!

      Reply

  3. Abi

    Are they good not served immediately?

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    • Daniela Anderson

      Hi Abi! Thank you for your comment. They are good served later on too, altough l like eating the avocado fresh, using lemon helps it keep it green and fresh for longer, but l would not leave it for too many hours though, just in case the taste is not as good.

      Reply

  4. Stephanie@ApplesforCJ

    I eat wraps for dinner often when I want something quick. These look great with the avocado and spinach. Definitely two of my favorite ingredients to use in a wrap. Thanks for the tips on keeping avocado from browning!

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    • Daniela Anderson

      Thank you, Stephanie!

      Reply

  5. Adriana Lopez Martn

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    I love grilled chicken anything so I am in with those yummy burritos!

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    • Daniela Anderson

      Thank you ?

      Reply

  6. Priya Srinivasan

    That is one filling meal , would love to substitute chicken with some other vegetarian protein!

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    • Daniela Anderson

      Tofu should work nicely too, l might give that a go myself.

      Reply

  7. Veena Azmanov

    I love the idea of a hot tortilla wrap filled with chicken and avocado. My kids love it. Sounds so yum.

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    • Daniela Anderson

      Thank you!

      Reply

  8. Marisa Franca @ All Our Way

    I think wraps are the greatest. Fill them with delicious stuff and you're good to go. And your stuffing looks fantastic. I'm thinking how good it would be for lunch tomorrow. We have chicken thawing out. 🙂

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    • Daniela Anderson

      Thank you!

      Reply

  9. ManilaSpoon

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    That is one delicious wrap that hubby and myself will enjoy! We both love avocados so anything made with it is a winner in our book!

    Reply

  10. Gloria @ Homemade & Yummy

    Grilled Chicken Avocado Wrap - My Gorgeous Recipes (9)
    We love wraps here. I an eat them for any meal of the day. Chicken, avocado and spinach are a great way to fill, wrap and eat a delicious lunch any day of the week.

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    • Daniela Anderson

      Thank you!

      Reply

  11. swathi

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    I like the idea o toasted whole meal tortilla warp with grilled chicken. and avocado I can eat this wrap any time great on the go recipe.

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    • Daniela Anderson

      Thank you!

      Reply

  12. Sandhya Ramakrishnan

    Love wraps for lunch! They are so filling and flavorful and easy to assemble as well. I use tofu or paneer in my wraps to make them vegetarian.

    Reply

    • Daniela Anderson

      Thank you!

      Reply

  13. Sara

    Wraps are my favorite things to make when I want something quick but still pretty filling. These are so simple and perfect for a healthy lunch!

    Reply

    • Daniela Anderson

      Thank you!

      Reply

  14. Soniya

    This is such a delicious recipe.. my kids love wraps in school and this is a excellent addition to out school lunch menu 🙂

    Reply

    • Daniela Anderson

      Thank you!

      Reply

  15. Kylee from Kylee Cooks

    Wow - this will be a great lunch idea. Using the whole wheat wrap really takes the nutrition factor up a notch. Yum!

    Reply

    • Daniela Anderson

      Thank you!

      Reply

  16. Natalie

    Grilled Chicken Avocado Wrap - My Gorgeous Recipes (11)
    I love everything about these wraps. These are healthy, nutritious, kids friendly... + these sounds flavorful and look just delicious. I'll be making this very soon. Thanks for tips 😉

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    • Daniela Anderson

      Thank you!

      Reply

  17. MJ

    Grilled Chicken Avocado Wrap - My Gorgeous Recipes (12)
    these are wonderful. made last week and my son asked for them again this week!

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    • Daniela Anderson

      I am glad to hear he liked the wraps, my little ones like them too. I make them very often, and they always disappear quickly.

      Reply

  18. Lori

    Grilled Chicken Avocado Wrap - My Gorgeous Recipes (13)
    Very good recipe thank you. I marinated the chicken strips and then grilled them so good

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    • Daniela Anderson

      Thank you! I’m happy you enjoyed the recipe!

      Reply

    • Daniela Anderson

      Thank you for that, l’m glad you liked the recipe. Unfortunately some people like the easy way and stealing is way easier than doing the hard work.

      Reply

  19. Kay

    Hi There! Love this recipe! Does one chicken breast do 3 servings?

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    • Daniela Anderson

      Hi! Thank you for your comment! Yes, one chicken breast is fine, given that we use other ingredients too and you can't add too much to a tortilla wrap, it won't wrap well anymore. Plus now it also depends on the side of the chicken breast, some shops sell rather big ones, so the amounts are always approximate.

      Reply

  20. Mary

    Grilled Chicken Avocado Wrap - My Gorgeous Recipes (14)
    This was really tasty! I added a couple more vegetables to the wrap for more flavor but the original combination was delicious too.

    Reply

    • Daniela Anderson

      Glad you liked it! 🙂

      Reply

  21. Corey

    Grilled Chicken Avocado Wrap - My Gorgeous Recipes (15)
    This became my #1 favorite wrap when I first found this recipe 5years ago. Quick and easy to prepare, healthy, and oh so delicious. There is no need for yogurt, bacon, baslamic vinegar or any of the other things you find in all the other chicken avocado wrap recipes. With these four ingredients Tightly wrapped with a low carb tortilla, my life is complete!

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    • Daniela Apostol

      I am glad you still enjoy these wraps, they are so delicious!

      Reply

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Grilled Chicken Avocado Wrap - My Gorgeous Recipes (2024)

FAQs

What does Chick Fil A put in their chicken wraps? ›

Sliced grilled chicken breast nestled in a fresh mix of green leaf lettuce with a blend of shredded Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheeses, tightly rolled in a flaxseed flour flat bread. Made fresh daily. Pairs well with Avocado Lime Ranch dressing.

Is a grilled chicken wrap good for you? ›

Healthy: Loaded with lean protein, fresh vegetables, healthy carbs, and healthy fats, these wraps are super healthy and satisfying. Use up leftovers: This is a great way to use up leftover grilled chicken from a cookout! You can also add any leftover grilled vegetables.

How many calories are in a grilled chicken avocado wrap? ›

Calories in chicken avocado wrap
Calories549.9
Total Carbohydrate35.4 g
Dietary Fiber9.5 g
Sugars2.4 g
Protein37.7 g
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Are Chick-fil-A wraps healthy? ›

"The grilled chicken wrap is a nourishing option because you're getting satiating protein from the chicken, fat from the cheese and carbohydrates from the flatbread," Lydon told INSIDER. "Pair it with chicken noodle soup to make it a well-balanced meal."

Did Chick-fil-A discontinue the Cool wrap? ›

The other four items exiting the menu are the original Chick-n-Strips, the Grilled Cool Wrap, side salad and decaf coffee. In those test markets, the company is also reducing size options for certain items as part of the menu modification test. The Nuggets Kid's Meal will be served with 5 nuggets only.

Is it okay to eat chicken wraps everyday? ›

No meal should be off-limits as long as it fits within your recommended daily caloric intake of 2,000 to 2,400 calories for active women and 2,400 to 3,000 calories for active men. Watch out for hidden, calorie-packed additives in store-bought chicken wraps or when ordering at restaurants.

Are wraps healthier than a sandwich? ›

Bread. There isn't much nutritional difference between bread and wraps. Both contain similar ingredients, except the bread is leavened with yeast and a wrap is flat. The Nutrition Facts labels show similar nutritional profiles for one wrap and two slices of commercially baked bread.

Is a chicken wrap healthier than a burger? ›

Wraps can have more calories than a burger.

Wraps also seem like a fresh and healthy option for those navigating away from meat-and-cheese-packed fast food burgers — however, their caloric content may take users by surprise.

How many calories are in a Starbucks avocado wrap? ›

Energy: 390 calories
Protein18g
Carbs43g
Fat15.7g

How many calories in a Mcdonald's chicken wrap? ›

Nutritional Information
Nutritional InformationPer Portion%RI (Adult)
Energy (kJ)781.6766
Energy (kcal)184.7181
fat (g)2.12.1
of which saturated (g)0.80.8
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Are avocado rolls high in calories? ›

The Avocado Sushi Roll contains the lowest amount of calories because it is one of the simplest rolls to order. An avocado roll contains 140 calories, 5.7 grams of fat, 28 grams of carbohydrates, and 2.1 grams of protein. This roll is light, and perfect for the vegetarian, vegan, or fish-averse foodie in your life.

What is the most unhealthy side at Chick-Fil-A? ›

In terms of the least healthy side dish at Chick-fil-A, Wheeler says that this honor goes to the mac and cheese, which has more calories than the fries. “It had 29 grams of fat, 70 milligrams of cholesterol, 1,190 milligrams of sodium, and only three grams of fiber,” Wheeler says.

Which is healthier, Chick-fil-A or in-N-Out? ›

Even though both are delicious they both aren't the most healthy. Make sure to exercise and eat healthier things to keep a healthy body, if you are eating there regularly. (Not recommended.) In conclusion, the most accurate answer from Rio, to Chick-Fil-A vs In-n-Out is, Chick-Fil-A!

What does Chick-fil-A put in their chicken? ›

All our chicken is real breast meat with no fillers or added hormones or steroids – in fact, no artificial or added hormones are allowed in the production of any poultry in the United States.

What does a chicken wrap contain? ›

To assemble, on a tortilla bread, layer lettuce leaves, followed by the chicken, shredded cheese, and a drizzle of ranch dressing (extra ranch for me please!).

What does a chicken snack wrap have in it? ›

It consists of 100% white meat chicken breast (crispy or grilled), lettuce, shredded cheddar jack cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, and sauce (ranch, honey mustard or salsa roja), wrapped in a soft flour tortilla. It was created to serve as a snack to satisfy hunger between meals.

What is Chick-fil-A chicken breading made of? ›

After we brined the chicken in milk, egg, and pickle juice, we set about making the flour mixture used to dredge the chicken. We knew from Chick-fil-A's ingredients list that the mixture contained flour, salt, sugar, MSG, nonfat milk powder, baking powder, and paprika.

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