Chicken Caesar Wraps

Fresh Chicken Caesar Wraps are a simple, delicious variation of a Caesar Salad. It’s perfect for a lunch or picnic.

This is a great variation Caesar Salad, and the perfect way to use up leftover chicken from dinner the night before. If you like this variation, you might also like Caesar Salad Cups.

Chicken Caesar Wraps Wrapped in Flour Tortilla

Chicken Caesar Salad In Wrap Form

Chicken Caesar recipes have always been my favorite! The combo of chicken, caesar dressing, croutons and Parmesan cheese is so delicious!! That is why today I am sharing a recipe for Chicken Caesar Wraps!

Have you had them before? I first tried them at Burger King. Yes, of all places, that is where I had them first. I was sick of chicken nuggets and french fries and saw they had some wraps, so I tried the Caesar wrap and loved it.

I love that these little guys would be great for a picnic, brunch, shower or simply for lunch. Plus, I usually have most ingredients on hand too, which helps. 😉

Bowl of cooked chicken cubed for chicken Caesar Wrap

How to Make a Chicken Caesar Wrap

All of these ingredients can be bought pre-made at your local grocery store, but if you really want to be Queen, or King, of the Kitchen we have more recipe posts that you can use to make your own Caesar dressing & croutons, Homemade Tortillas and even a quick way to cook your bacon.

TOSS. After preparing your lettuce, chicken, and bacon, add them to a bowl with the rest of the filling ingredients and toss with Caesar salad dressing.

WRAP. Spoon mixture into tortillas and wrap.

Ingredients for chicken caesar wrap recipe in a mixing bowl

Tips, Variations & Storing Info

Make Them Healthy:

Wraps are an easy, quick and healthy lunch or dinner idea. Being able to customize these wraps makes them even more appealing, but you can make them even more healthy by changing a few of the ingredients:

  • We love the Bolthouse Farm dressings (the Creamy Caesar would be great for today’s recipe) that are made from yogurt and usually have only a few grams of fat for every few tablespoons.
  • Changing out a standard tortilla for a whole grain, gluten free, or low calorie option can make it healthier depending on what your dietary needs are.
  • Omit the croutons to make the wrap more “low carb”.
  • Use turkey bacon instead of regular bacon.

Tips for folding your wraps just right: 

  • I would suggest using warm tortillas so they’re more flexible. Just warm them up in the microwave for a few seconds.
  • Other than that little trick it’s pretty straight forward. Place the salad down the middle of the tortilla and fold the two ends. Then, fold one of the sides over the salad and roll. 

Variations:  

  • Use leftover rotisserie chicken or leftover grilled chicken.
  • Add diced tomatoes or even cubed boiled eggs. Whatever you like in a ceasar salad!
  • Use a toothpick to secure the wraps.

Ahead of time: Prep the salad ingredients the day before, but store them in separate airtight containers and refrigerate where necessary. Mix the ingredients together right before serving. 

Three chicken caesar wraps on a white plate

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Chicken Caesar Wrap Recipe

5 from 3 votes
Fresh Chicken Caesar Wraps are a simple, delicious variation of a Caesar Salad. It's perfect for a lunch or picnic.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 351 kcal
Author Lil’ Luna

Ingredients

  • 3 cups romaine lettuce shredded
  • 2 cups chicken cooked, chopped
  • 6 slices bacon cooked, chopped
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese grated
  • ¼ cup croutons
  • ½ cup Caesar dressing
  • 5-6 8-inch flour tortillas

Instructions
 

  • Add the first 5 ingredients to a medium bowl.
  • Mix in caesar dressing until evenly coated.
  • Spoon into tortillas and enjoy!

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Comments:

    1. Haha..I wish I could remember. I like to cook up chicken in the crockpot or bake it, to have some cooked chicken on hand. You could also, put it on the grill or frying pan. Hope that helps!! Thanks so much for stopping by!

  1. Does this keep well in refrigerator? Would you recommend waiting to put croutons in until you are ready to serve so they don’t get soggy? Looks delicious!

    1. Personally, I think they’d be best served right away, because of the croutons and the tortilla might start to get soggy. They may possibly be ok for the day, but I would add the croutons right before eating. Hope that helps 🙂

    1. I honestly don’t know. If you really want to know, you’d have to look at the ingredients & measurements & find out that way. I wish I knew, I’m sorry!

  2. 5 stars
    Great idea for those nights when you don’t want to try very hard but still want everyone to be healthy instead of just picking up a pizza fast food!

  3. 5 stars
    A “Healthy” Wrap may Be really as bad as Eating a Whole Pizza. I prefer a modified Caesar salad recipe, but this one is delicious too. And I also use canned beans instead of eggs, while Draining canned beans reduces the sodium content by 40%.
    Dano George