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Spicy Chicken Wrap

There is a spicy chicken wrap that I love to get for lunch from a local fast food chain. After paying quite a bit for these wraps, I thought, "Why am I paying for this when I could just make my own?" Part of being a successful home cook is managing the finances and keeping even the lunch box interesting. This wrap can be customized to include the toppings of your choice. This recipe beckons to a cajun chicken club, which is exactly how my husband decided to eat his. The great things is that this recipe is versatile! You can add guacamole, sliced cucumber, ranch dressing, anything you desire; you can even slice up the tenders and put them atop your favorite salad, maybe even with my Heavenly Dressing. No matter how you serve them, you will not be disappointed!

1 Pound Chicken Breast Tenders
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/8 teaspoon each of ground black pepper, garlic powder, paprika
Pinch of Cayenne Pepper
8 Strips Bacon
Whole Wheat Tortilla Wraps
Choice of Vegetable Toppings
Homemade Honey Mustard Sauce (Recipe Below)

1. Place the uncooked bacon on a broiler pan and cook in the oven at 375 degrees for 7-10 minutes or until crisp. (You can also cook the bacon on the stove top and then just drain on paper towels.) Remove from oven and allow to cool while the chicken cooks.
2. In a small bowl, combine salt, pepper, garlic, paprika and cayenne pepper. Sprinkle over both sides of the chicken tenders.
3. Heat a grill pan over medium heat. When hot, place the chicken tenders into the pan. Cook for 8-10 minutes on the first side or until golden and cooking through. Turn and cook for another 5 minutes on the second side.
4. Heat the wraps for 15 seconds in the microwave right before use.
5. To assemble, I layered leaf lettuce, sliced tomato, 2 strips of chicken, 2 strips of bacon and a drizzle of honey mustard. Roll the wrap tightly and enjoy!

Homemade Honey Mustard:
2 Tablespoons Mayonaise
1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard
1 Tablespoon Honey
Dash of Worcestershire Sauce


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