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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Chicken Wraps

                                                

   Want to learn how to make healthy chicken wrap ? Chicken wraps can be healthy or unhealthy - it all depends on how you make them , what extra ingredients you add and what type of diet you're following .Wraps are often lower in calories than 4 sandwich with the same filling , bur adding extra to your wrap can make them into a calorie packed lunch or dinner .

Make dinner tonight a wrap .This classic wrap recipe has an original , yet delicious twist , which should fill the hungriest of appetites .Get the fast and delicious healthy chicken wrap here . Try this with :
Spaghetty with parsley chicken
-Louisiana Chicken
Rice Pudding for desserts .

Ingredients  
Serves 4                                                                         

150 ml  low fat plain yogurt
1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
280 g  cooked skinless,
  boneless chicken breast , diced 
140 g  lettuce, 
   finely shredded
85 g cucumber , thinly sliced
2 celery stalks , sliced 
85 g  black seedless grapes,
   halved
 8 / 10 inch soft flour tortillas
pepper

Method
1 .Combine the yogurt and mustard in a bowl and season with pepper . Stir in the chicken and toss until thoroughly coated .

2 .Put the lettuce , cucumber , celery and grapes into a separate bowl and mix well .

3 .Fold a tortilla in half and in half again to make a cone that is easy to hold . Half - fill  the tortilla pocket with the salad mixture and top with some of the chicken mixture . Repeat with the remaining tortillas , salad and chicken . Serve at once .

Note: If you want make your own sandwiches or wraps , you don't even need to add any extra sauce moist of the time .You use the juice from vegetables to make them moist .Tomatoes and cucumbers work best . If you grill your own meat , you are in charge of the quality and quantity in the sandwiches or wraps too.

 Making Wraps Healthier Tip:
Your best bet is to stick to lean chicken breast to cut back on calories .Choose a whole wheat or whole grain tortilla . Whole grains products contain more fiber and protein than white carbohydrates .A plain tomato based salsa will make the wrap moist and juicy without adding too many calories , it also provides vitamins , minerals and antioxidants from the tomatoes .The same goes for adding low carb vegetables like lettuce , cucumber and bell peppers .If you want some cheese , choose a low fat variety .
  

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