Easy Chicken Salad Wraps

by aimee @ shugarysweets on November 1, 2013

Easy recipe for Chicken Salad served on whole wheat tortillas! Ready to eat in 15 minutes!

Chicken Salad Wrap: easy to put together chicken salad recipe served on a whole wheat tortilla!

So I’m thinking you all might still be in a sugar coma from Halloween. Yes?

The weather was pretty stinky here…it’s a good thing the candy I bought to pass out is the candy I like to eat. Oh wait, maybe that’s a bad thing!

Anyways, I know I just shared a savory dish with you earlier this week (remember this Stovetop Beef Enchilada Mac and Cheese??), but I thought you all might enjoy another lighter dinner option. And free of all sugar.

Chicken Salad Wrap: easy to put together chicken salad recipe served on a whole wheat tortilla!

This chicken salad is my aunt’s recipe that I just LOVE. Not sure where she got it (or if she made it up herself…Aunt Sandy??yes? no?). It’s so easy to whip up a big batch and serve for lunches. Brunch. Dinner. You name it.

I love serving it on big crescents, however in an effort to eat a *little* more healthy, I thought we could have some chicken salad on a whole wheat tortilla. I like to cook extra chicken breasts during the week when making dinner. I cube them and stick them in the freezer. When it’s time to make something simple like this Chicken Salad, I take out the amount of cooked chicken I need and let it thaw. Easy peasy!

Chicken Salad Wrap: easy to put together chicken salad recipe served on a whole wheat tortilla!

Before I share the recipe, can I ask a quick question. Is it too soon to start sharing peppermint treats? Cause I’ve got a some good ones coming to the blog soon, and I would hate to have you write mean messages to me. So, consider this a warning…holiday treats coming soon.

Not that you have to make them as early in the season as I do, but feel free to Pin them or print them for planning purposes! Or feel free to ignore them until you’re ready. Search through my archives for your favorite pumpkin dishes!

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Easy Chicken Salad Wraps

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: serves 6

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cup cooked and diced chicken breasts
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 6 cranks black pepper
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • romaine lettuce, optional

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl until fully combined. To serve, lay a piece of romaine lettuce (optional) onto a wheat tortilla (or bread). ENJOY!
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Want more “healthy” dinner options?

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Chicken Taco Salad

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Turkey Taco Boats

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Greek Chicken with Avocado Tzatziki

Great dinners from around the blogs….

Lightened up Enchiladas from Cravings of a Lunatic

Apple Cranberry Turkey Salad from Inside BruCrew Life

Southwest Chicken and Corn Pasta Salad from The Lemon Bowl

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Jocelyn @BruCrew Life November 1, 2013 at 6:16 pm

Eat healthy with all that candy in the house? I’m not sure I can resist…oh wait, I didn’t. Reese’s PB cups for lunch today! Ok, fine I need some healthy meals to balance it all out :-) Love that you put this on a whole wheat tortilla!!!
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aimee @ shugarysweets November 2, 2013 at 2:21 pm

Stupid Halloween candy. Gets me every time…..it’s those dang Milk duds and Skittles…
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Cathy Pollak ~ Noble Pig November 1, 2013 at 7:21 pm

Hmmm, I’ve never put sour cream in my chicken salad…need to try that!
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aimee @ shugarysweets November 2, 2013 at 2:22 pm

Adds a nice creamy texture. I’ve also used plain greek yogurt when there is no sour cream in the house. Works great too!
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Liz @ The Lemon Bowl November 1, 2013 at 8:17 pm

I am so in a sugar coma too!! It’s not pretty. Thank you so much for sharing my chicken pasta salad. :) xo
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Jess @ On Sugar Mountain November 2, 2013 at 10:36 am

Aimee you are my savior. I was just thinking how I have to eat better (aka less cupcakes heehee) and this is a lunch I could definitely get behind! I adore chicken salad, and a wrap sounds too easy to pass up! :D
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Laura @ Lauras Baking Talent November 2, 2013 at 10:42 am

Looks great love getting new chicken salad recipes to try :)
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Shiloh Barkley November 2, 2013 at 9:57 pm

I like that your blog isn’t all sweets.
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Maria G. November 3, 2013 at 1:08 pm

I like the idea of wrapped salad because it is very easy and comfortable to eat it, especially when you have a party and you don`t need a plenty of plates for all the guests. I`m sure that it is also very tasty.
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Karly November 5, 2013 at 9:16 am

Loooooove this, Amy. Chicken Salad is one of my favorites, but I usually spread it on toast. I love the idea of a wrap!
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Karly November 5, 2013 at 9:17 am

OMG. I just spelled your name wrong. Forgive me? I don’t know what happened. :(

AIMEE. There. I fixed it.
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aimee @ shugarysweets November 5, 2013 at 10:05 am

Haha Carlie you crack me up!!! :)

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Nutmeg Nanny November 8, 2013 at 9:48 pm

Yum! Wonderful recipe :) my husband adores chicken salad!
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Anonymous January 20, 2014 at 12:08 pm

I was wondering are you boiling the chicken or baking it

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Anonymous April 13, 2014 at 8:30 am

Can you freeze this chicken salad once made?

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aimee @ shugarysweets April 13, 2014 at 9:09 am

I’m not sure, I haven’t tried. But I would think no because of the mayo.

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