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Buffalo Chicken Wrap

August/September 2005, The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)

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Moms and Dads like wraps because they're neat and compact--so beware: ours is messy and spicy. This fiery combination of buffalo chicken in a modern wrap is guaranteed to drip. Get out the big napkins and have a ball!



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"I made this recipe for my husband and myself. He loved it so much there was nothing left. I will be making this again. "
Buffalo Chicken Wrap

Makes: 4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons hot pepper sauce, such as Frank's RedHot
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound chicken tenders
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat plain yogurt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 4 8-inch whole-wheat tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 large tomato, diced

Preparation

  1. Whisk hot pepper sauce, 2 tablespoons vinegar and cayenne pepper in a medium bowl.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken tenders; cook until cooked through and no longer pink in the middle, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Add to the bowl with the hot sauce; toss to coat well.
  3. Whisk mayonnaise, yogurt, pepper and the remaining 1 tablespoon vinegar in a small bowl. Stir in blue cheese.
  4. To assemble wraps: Lay a tortilla on a work surface or plate. Spread with 1 tablespoon blue cheese sauce and top with one-fourth of the chicken, lettuce, celery and tomato. Drizzle with some of the hot sauce remaining in the bowl and roll into a wrap sandwich. Repeat with the remaining tortillas.

Tips & Notes

  • Eat neat: Keeping the filling inside a wrap or burrito can be a challenge, especially if you’re on the go. That’s why we recommend wrapping your burrito in foil so you can pick it up and eat it without losing the filling, peeling back the foil as you go.

Nutrition

Per serving: 275 calories; 8 g fat (2 g sat, 2 g mono); 55 mg cholesterol; 29 g carbohydrates; 24 g protein; 3 g fiber; 756 mg sodium; 266 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (35% daily value), Selenium (28% dv), Vitamin C (20% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 3 very lean meat, 1/2 fat


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