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Southwest Chicken and Bacon Wraps

  • Author: Thriving Home

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Southwest Chicken Marinade (see recipe below)
  • Southwest Ranch Sauce (see recipe below)
  • 8 pieces bacon, baked or fried, crumbled
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese (could sub Mexican cheese blend)
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese (could sub Pepper Jack or Mexican cheese blend)
  • shredded lettuce
  • tomatoes, diced
  • 68 whole wheat tortillas

Instructions

  1. Combine all the ingredients for the marinade (see recipe below). Add the chicken. Marinate chicken for 1 hour or longer in fridge.
  2. Grill over medium-high heat 6 to 7 minutes per side, until chicken is cooked through (no longer pink inside).
  3. Let meat rest and then slice into long, thin pieces.
  4. To assemble wrap: Add grilled chicken pieces, bacon pieces, some of each kind of cheese, shredded lettuce, and tomatoes to each tortilla. Roll up like a burrito. Dip in Southwest Ranch Sauce (see recipe below) or add inside the wrap.

Southwest Chicken Marinade:

  1. Combine all the ingredients below in a large ziplock bag and shake:1/3 cup oil, 1/3 cup vinegar, 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro or parsley, 2 teaspoons chili powder, 2 teaspoons garlic powder,1 teaspoon Italian seasoning, 1 teaspoon ground cumin, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, ground

Southwest Ranch Sauce:

  1. Combine all the ingredients below in a glass jar or bowl for the Southwest Ranch Sauce: About 1/2 cup ranch dressing and about 1/2 cup salsa

Notes

Freezer Meal Instructions:

To Freeze:
Package the following items individually in freezer bags and freeze them: uncooked chicken in the marinade, cooked bacon pieces, cheese, ranch salsa, and tortillas.

To Prepare:
When ready to eat: Thaw everything overnight in the fridge. Then, grill the chicken, cut it up, and chop up fresh lettuce and tomatoes.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 6-8 wraps