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Mango Chicken Wraps Recipe

Mango Chicken Wraps Recipe

These easy wraps are my go-to recipe when I want to make an exciting sandwich my family will love. The spiced chicken strips taste amazing with the tangy mango sauce.—Jan Warren-Rucker, Clemmons, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Grill: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups chopped peeled mangoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 packages (6 ounces each) ready-to-use grilled chicken breast strips
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Dash dried oregano
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 5 whole wheat tortillas (8 inches)
  • 3/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 3/4 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup torn leaf lettuce

Directions

  • 1. In a food processor, combine the mangoes, onion, jalapeno, lime juice and honey. Cover and process until pureed. Stir in cilantro; set aside.
  • 2. In a large skillet, saute the chicken, cumin, garlic powder, chili powder, cayenne and oregano in oil until heated through. Spread mango sauce over tortillas. Layer with chicken, cheese, red pepper, tomatoes and lettuce; roll up. Yield: 5 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1 wrap equals 476 calories, 18 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 1,116 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 31 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.