Chicken & Avocado Wraps
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Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 30-40 mins
Let's call it a wrap. A high welfare chicken, organic avocado kind of wrap. It's a wrap. Yes, it is. Wrap it up. Rightio. Keep it under wraps! Really? And other wrap-based puns.
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Ingredients you'll need
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  • 2 large potatoes
  • A pack of chicken breast mini fillets
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 avocado
  • A punnet of baby leaf salad
  • 2 wholemeal wraps
From your kitchen
  • A few glugs of olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
You'll need
  • Chopping board
  • Knife
  • A couple of bowls
  • Baking tray
  • Grater or zester
  • Lemon juicer or fork
  • Wok or deep frying pan
  • Wooden spoon
  • Plate
  • Teaspoon
  • Colander
  • Salad spinner or kitchen paper
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Heat your oven to 200°C/Fan 180°C/Gas 6. Scrub the potatoes. Slice them into chips about 1 cm wide. Pop them in a bowl. Drizzle with olive oil. Season. Toss to mix. Spread them out on a baking tray. Bake for 30-40 mins till cooked through and golden.

  • 2.

    Slice the chicken fillets into strips as big as your little finger. Pop in a bowl. Grate or pare the zest from the lemon. Juice it. Add both to the chicken with 1 tsp of the cumin. Season with salt and pepper. Put to one side for 10 mins.

  • 3.

    Peel and finely slice the onion. Rinse and halve the pepper. Scoop out the seeds and white bits. Finely slice it. Heat a glug of olive oil in a wok or deep frying pan. Add the onion and pepper. Stir-fry for 5 mins till soft and charred. Season with a little salt and pepper.

  • 4.

    Pop the veg on a plate. Add the chicken and marinade to the pan. Stir-fry for 5-8 mins till golden and cooked through. Add to the veg.

  • 5.

    Halve the avocado. Scoop out the stone with a teaspoon. Peel or scoop the flesh from the skin. Slice into strips.

  • 6.

    Wash the salad leaves. Dry in a salad spinner or with kitchen paper. Wipe the frying pan clean with kitchen paper. Put it on a low heat. Add a wrap. Fry for 30 seconds to warm through. Flip and fry for 30 seconds more. Slide onto a plate. Repeat with a second wrap.

  • 7.

    Pile the salad, onion wedges, pepper, avocado and the chicken into the wraps. Roll up. Serve with the chips and any extra veg on the side.

  • Tip

    Don't mind if I avocado
    If your avocado is hard when you get it, pop it in a brown paper bag with a banana or a couple of tomatoes and leave it in your fruit bowl for a day or two. That should help it ripen up.