When thinking about a delicious lunch or a snack to have on the go, nothing quite hits the spot like a buffalo chicken wrap. Because why chose a boring chicken sandwich when there is a far superior and spicy option?!
In this guide, we will explain the 5 key steps in making the ultimate buffalo chicken wrap. Read on to find out more.
1. Coat Your Chicken
The most important part of your buffalo chicken wrap is, of course, the chicken! Pick up some fresh, free-range chicken and cut two breasts into 8 pieces so they are long and thin.
Combine a cup of flour, a pinch of cayenne pepper, seasoning, and a tablespoon of paprika in a bowl. In a separate bowl have a source of wetness to create a batter. This could be beer, buttermilk, or regular milk.
Dip each chicken strip in the milk or beer and then into the flour mixture to cover the chicken and stick. Set aside.
2. Fry the Chicken
In a large pan, warm up 3 cups of oil (canola, sunflower, or olive oil) on medium-high heat. Using a thermometer you can see when the oil reaches 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Once it does, you can drop the chicken strips into the hot oil and cook for around 5 minutes and until a golden brown color.
Cut into one of the chicken strips to check if they are cooked all the way through. Set aside for assembly.
3. Cut Your Vegetables and Salad
This will depend on the types of salad and vegetables you like in your wraps, it can be customized to your preferences. Typical wrap salad items can be things such as lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, gherkins, avocados, sweetcorn, and olives.
Wash any salad items that need washing and chop them into a manageable size for your wrap. Set aside for assembly.
4. Prepare Your Wrap
Choose your wrap and place it on a flat surface. Choose your buffalo hot sauce and any other condiment such as mayonnaise, ranch, or honey mustard and squeeze onto the wrap and spread with a knife.
Place the chicken strips in the center of the wrap, not too close to either edge. Place your salad items on top of the chicken and be careful not to overfill it. If you add too much salad, it might be difficult to wrap the wrap and keep it from breaking.
5. Wrapping Your Wrap
This is one of the most difficult parts of your wrap construction, the rolling. To learn how to wrap a wrap, click the link to find out. There is nothing worse than making a tasty wrap, for it to fall apart on you.
Learning a few simple techniques to prevent this will ensure that you make buffalo chicken wraps that are sturdy and delicious!
Making a Buffalo Chicken Wrap: What Next?
We hope this article on the 5 key steps on making a buffalo chicken wrap has given you the bug for making a wrap!
Whether you want a homemade lunch or want to take a snack for later or on the go, a buffalo chicken wrap is always a good idea!
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