Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap, Friday Night Snacks and More...

Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap

Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap, Friday Night Snacks and More...

Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap

Mike Nadelman
The dish is exactly what it sounds like: pieces of cooked chicken breast and chopped romaine lettuce tossed with Caesar dressing and rolled up into a big tortilla. Croutons make the texture interesting, amping up the crunchiness of fresh lettuce. Flavor-wise, it’s like a milder version of chicken shawarma, the garlicky, anchovy-seasoned dressing evocative of toum with the volume turned way, way down. The key to making the wrap work is in not skimping on making the dressing from scratch: A tortilla isn't going to save a bad salad. According to Mark Watson, a Twitter user who sent me the Reddit thread, the wrap is perfect for hangovers, with a portability that factors into its utility. He continued, “You can’t eat a salad in a motorcycle sidecar.”
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Total Time 45 mins
Course Brunch, Lunch, Main Course, Wrap
Cuisine San Francisco, Sandwich, to go, Wrap
Servings 4 Servings


Main Ingredients:

  • Deli Whole Roasted Chicken
  • Sourdough Baguette +oil... (or you can buy croutons)
  • Large warmed Flour Tortilla
  • Romaine Lettuce
  • Tomatoes
  • Crispy cooked Bacon
  • Ripe Avocado
  • Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • Parmesan Cheese Optional



  • Mix the dressing to taste
  • Shred the chicken while warm and remove the skin
  • Toast the crutons
  • Fry the Bacon
  • Slice the Avocado
  • Slice and wash the Romain Lettuce
  • Warm a large tortilla
  • Mix the salad with the chicken and other ingredients
  • Place a large spoonful of mixture in a line along the edge of a tortilla
  • Roll up tightly, like a burrito, and secure with toothpicks, if necessary
  • Dip into dressing or serve on the side


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