Chicken Cherry Wraps

Chicken Cherry Wraps

Why have a boring old chicken-and-mayo sandwich, when instead, you can have this innovative Recipe Makeover wrap, spruced up with dried cherries and veggies!

Per serving: 284 calories, 5g fat and 500mg sodium.

Saves: 264 calories, 16g fat and 541mg sodium.


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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 30 mins
Extra Time: 40 mins
(for pre-cooking chicken, if necessary)

Diabetes-Friendly Recipe Low-Carb Recipe High-Fiber Recipe High-Calcium Recipe

About this Recipe Makeover

Chicken Cherry Wraps are a lower calorie, lower fat "dress-up" version of the traditional chicken salad. Replacing regular mayonnaise for nonfat yogurt, lowers the fat and adds calcium. Dried cherries and veggies perk up this sandwich, adding nutrients, flavor and color.

Ingredients Show Makeover Show Traditional

  • 1/2 cup nonfat lemon yogurt (low added sugar, such as Cascade Fresh)
  • 1 Tbsp honey Dijon-style mustard
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 tsp curry powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup finely chopped, cooked chicken breast (8 oz)
  • 1 cup dried tart cherries
  • 1/2 cup seeded and finely chopped cucumber
  • 1/3 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 4 wholewheat flour or tomato-flavored flour tortillas (8- to 10-inch)
  • 3 Tbsp regular mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp prepared mustard
  • 1 dash each of salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 15 oz canned chunk chicken, drained and flaked
  • 4 white flour tortillas (10-inch)
  • 8 iceberg lettuce leaves


Stir together yogurt, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, curry powder, salt and pepper in a medium mixing bowl. Gently stir in chicken, cherries, carrots, cucumber, and green onion.

Mound about 3/4 cup chicken mixture just below the center of each tortilla. Fold in sides, just covering edges of chicken mixture. Roll up from one side, jelly roll fashion. Serve seam side down on a plate.

Thanks to Cherry Marketing Institute

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 284 cals
Kilojoules 1,189 kJ
Fat 5.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Cholesterol 49 mg
Sodium 500 mg
Carbohydrates 33.0 g
Fiber 3.0 g
Total Sugars 11.0 g
Protein 24.0 g
Calcium 118.0 mg
CALORIES 548 cals
Kilojoules 2,294 kJ
Fat 21.0 g
Saturated Fat 3.4 g
Cholesterol 60 mg
Sodium 1,041 mg
Carbohydrates 61.0 g
Fiber 3.0 g
Total Sugars 3.0 g
Protein 28.0 g
Calcium 36.0 mg
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