Garlic and Lime Chicken Wrap

February 8, 2009 by  

This Sunday my Gem of the Week award goes to Karyn. She posted this recipe on her site The Teakettle Corner and it sounds really good. Karyn also wins my Gem of the Week award for her recipe!! Thank you Karyn for contributing!!

Crunchy Garlic and Lime Chicken Wrap

3 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, thinly sliced width-wise
3 limes, juice and zest
4 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup green onions, chopped
1 cup cilantro, chopped
1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
3 Tbsp olive oil
1 1/2 cups garlic mayo (recipe follows)
4-6 burrito size flour tortillas (12-inch)
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper

Garlic Mayo:
3 eggs1
1/2 tsp vinegar
3 large garlic cloves
1 Tbsp lime juice
2 pinches salt
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil

In a bowl, add chicken pieces, lime juice and zest, minced garlic, salt and pepper. Marinate in refrigerator while you prepare the garlic mayo.

Garlic Mayo: In a blender add eggs, vinegar, lime juice and salt. Blend on medium/high. While mixing, pour in the 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil slowly through the blender cap until mayo becomes thick and resists any more blending. Pour into sealable container and refrigerate.

On the stove over high heat, add olive oil in a large skillet. When hot, add chicken pieces and allow to sear, about 5 minutes on each side, or until the juices run clear and chicken is golden brown. Remove chicken pieces and allow to rest and cool enough to handle, about 10 minutes. Once cooled, dice chicken into small pieces, toss with cilantro, green onions, almonds and 1 cup of the garlic mayo.Spoon mixture down center of tortillas, fold up, fold in the ends, and roll up until sealed.In a non-stick skillet over med/high heat, spray a little cooking spray and place chicken tortillas 1-2 at a time. Brown on each side.

To serve: Cut the wraps at an angle and serve with remaining 1/2 cup of garlic mayo as a dip.

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5 Responses to “Garlic and Lime Chicken Wrap”
  1. Denise says:

    Sounds yummy! I don’t know if you knew this, but I do Fun Food Friday’s where I share recipes!

    Glad you and Ali had fun!

  2. Sandy Jenney says:

    Very cool…what can be better than sharing recipes…the more the merrier! I will check it out.

  3. Org Junkie says:

    Sandy this sounds amazing!!

  4. chaotic kitten says:

    Yum! That looks amazing :)

  5. FromThe Creek says:

    Just found your blog and I love it! I am going to have to try this recipe for sure!


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