Friday, March 07, 2008

Mango Chicken Wrap

Over the past year, I have learned to include fruits in meals. Not just in desserts but mains as well. For instance, having slices of pear in my pizzas (u just have to try it out!), in salads and now in a wrap.

I'm not sure where the inspiration comes from but it was probably from a magazine (possibly "ABC Delicious) while I was waiting in a queue. Nevertheless, this wrap makes a good brunch if not a meal by itself. Great for entertaining as well. We had a friend over from Adelaide a few months ago and I made this within 20 minutes. I wanted something quick as I would rather spend time with her than to slave over the kitchen stove. The chicken was bought and shredded the night before.

Mango Chicken Wrap
1/2 bbq chicken shredded
1 mango cubed
3 tablespoon of Mayo
(pinch of chili powder) -omitted here but I tried it before and adds a bit of kick to it.
4 pieces of Corn wrap

Switch sandwich toaster on. Combine mayo, mango and chicken together. Add seasoning. Spoon 2 tablespoon of filling into the corn wrap. Fold it. Toast it for about 3-4 minutes while you assemble the salad.

Avocado and Feta Salad
Mixed salad leaves
50grams of feta
1 cubed avocado

walnuts crushed
2-3 tablespoons of olive oil

Toast walnuts in a pan with oil. Mix salad, avocado and feta together. Sprinkle walnuts onto the salad.

ps-when our friend came to visit, I omitted the walnuts (allergy) and added a drizzle of olive oil instead.

Thanks to Inspiredmumof2 for this award.

In a world of chaos, we have to remind ourselves to encourage peace. Here's the peace award to:

Precious Pea
Joe Lots of Cravings

Pass it on! =)


"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

this definitely looks fast and simple..but the shredding im sure takes more then 10-15 mins rite?

singairishgirl said...

My daughter will love, love, love this. Mango is her favourite fruit. Will pick up more mangoes today hopefully and have this over the weekend.

Precious Pea said...

Thanks for the award...ermm...what should i do with it?

alexander said...

woo... I can have that for lunch. ;)

Alex's World! -

tigerfish said...

Hey, I've also included a fruit in my cooking today! Hmmm...I shall keep a suspense first since it will be some time before I post it! Refreshing mango wraps...yum yum!

Hazza said...

Avocadoes and mangoes are not so unusual to include in a main savoury meal, especially in Indian food, for mangoes and European food for Avocadoes. Recipes looked great, definitely worth me trying them sometime.

celine said...

I like mango, and it's marvelous to have it added to the chicken wrap.
And thanks for the award ya.

Big Boys Oven said...

Love your wrap, looks so adoring, fruits and meat, great combination!

Jessy and her dog Winnie said...

Wow that sounds so good! I think I might make it for lunch!

Cynthia said...

I like the idea of fruits in my salad but I am still considering the adding of them to my savoury dishes.

Jackson said...

i shall try this out next time!!

Retno Prihadana said...

Hmmm...fresh touch with Mango, I like that.

Mochachocolata Rita said...

yum yum yum...brilliant idea..hmm maybe i can try with pineapple?...

Lyrical Lemongrass said...

I hafta agree with ya. Fruits and savouries go very well together.

JOjo said...

WoW!THis really look simple enough.Will try them when im back at home. Hostel no utensils =p

daphne said...

Joe- I shredded the chicken the day before so it's quicker.

singairishgirl- glad u made this! hehee. Too bad princess didn't like it in the end but hope u did =)

alexender- oh yeah!

hazza- Thai food as well I think.

big boys oven- thanks!


cynthia- took some thing before my head and tastebudes got around it but I'm so giad I did.

jackson-u hv to tell me how it went.

mochachocolata rita- Definitely! I think pineapple will be lovely too.

lyrical lemongrass- i think I must be one of the last person in the world to realize that.. LOL.

jojo- heheh.. thanks for visiting! Yeah! do give it a go!

ai wei said...

yay! another handy n fast n convenient recipe. i would love to try out the mango wrap!

Aimei said...

Oh I would love to try out this! Thanks for passing me this award. :)

Coco said...

Hi Daphne,

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