Chicken Nugget Wraps

Holding up a made wrap with the fillings of the chicken nugget, lettuce, and tomato being exposed.

This simple and easy lunch or dinner is a great way to help children transition from chicken nuggets into more mature meals and flavors. Even though it’s simple, it is still tasty enough for the adults to enjoy, too.

The chicken nuggets can be easily cooked in a camp oven or fried on a BBQ or in a skillet. For a bit better quality swap up to chicken tenders. Then it is just a matter of adding them to your favorite wrap fillings.

This wrap starts fairly basic with lettuce, tomato, and grated cheese. As your kids become more adventurous, you can add different salads and vegetables to the wraps.

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A chicken nugget wrap cup in half on a chopping board exposing the contents inside.
The chicken nuggest is the star of this wrap and is paired with healthy filling like lettuce and tomato.
Chicken nuggets, grated cheese, sliced tomatoes, and lettuce laid out on a plate next to tortillas.
All the fillings can be prepared then laid out for each person to make their own chicken nugget wrap.
A tortilla topped with cream cheese, chicken nuggets, lettuce, tomato, and cilantro.
Place all the filling on the tortilla before wrapping tightly to make a tasty hand help lunch.
Holding up a made wrap with the fillings of the chicken nugget, lettuce, and tomato being exposed.
Once made, chicken nugget wraps are a healthy and tasty hand food to eat in the outdoors.

Chicken Nugget Wraps Recipe

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Holding up a made wrap with the fillings of the chicken nugget, lettuce, and tomato being exposed.
Chicken nuggets are converted from an unhealthy snack to a healthy lunch great for family or group camping. What kid would say no to a chicken nugget wrap?
Preparation 15 minutes
Cook 25 minutes
Ready in 40 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
CourseLunch
InfluenceGlobal
DifficultySeasoned
MethodBake
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound frozen chicken nuggets
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 green onion (spring onion), thinly sliced
  • 6 large tortillas
  • 1 tomato thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese
  • 2 springs cilantro (coriander)

Directions

  • Bake the chicken nuggets per the packet directions in a camp stove.
  • In a bowl, combine the cream cheese and green onions. Combine well.
  • Spread the tortillas with the cream cheese mixture.
  • Top with the chicken nuggets, tomatoes, grated cheese, and cilantro.
  • Wrap the tortilla around the filling tightly.
  • If not eating immediately, you can use a toothpick to hold the wraps together.

Nutritional Information

Sodium: 519mgCalcium: 140mgVitamin C: 5mgVitamin A: 607IUSugar: 2gFiber: 1gPotassium: 685mgCholesterol: 125mgCalories: 373kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 7gFat: 16gProtein: 38gCarbohydrates: 17gIron: 2mg

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