This recipe was up to date on February fifth, 2021 to incorporate new images and directions.
Let me introduce you all to just a little factor I prefer to name the Candy Chili Hen Wrap. I made this particularly to be a wrap for dinner. May you eat it for lunch? Completely, however it’s actually finest as a lightweight weeknight dinner. And guess what? It takes about half-hour to make even in case you are a slowpoke within the kitchen.
The important thing to those barely candy and spicy wraps is sweet chili sauce. If you happen to haven’t used these items earlier than there are a couple of totally different manufacturers however it’s best to have the ability to discover some model of it in most shops lately. It isn’t as spicy as one thing like sriracha or chili garlic sauce so you possibly can simmer the hen in it and likewise drizzle some on the wrap earlier than chowing down.
In fact, on prime of the candy chili hen, I pile on a great deal of crunchy veggies to complete off the wrap. It’s a fairly scrumptious scenario.
Cooking the Candy Chili Hen
That is the one factor you truly have to cook dinner for this recipe. It’s fairly easy. Mix the candy chili sauce, soy sauce, lime juice, and hen in a medium pot.
Cowl this and let it simmer over low warmth for 15-20 minutes till the hen is cooked by. It ought to shred simply. If it doesn’t, cook dinner it for an additional jiffy.
When it’s carried out simmering, take the lid off the pot, flip the warmth right down to low, and shred the hen with a couple of forks. Personally, for wraps like this, I just like the hen to be fairly chunky.
Maintain the pot over low warmth so the sauce reduces a bit whilst you shred it.
The Vegetable Assortment
You could possibly add all types of veggies to those wraps. If you would like one thing with just a little fats, go the avocado route. I saved my veggies crisp and contemporary although with some inexperienced lettuce, shredded carrots and sliced candy peppers (the little tiny guys). I additionally added some sliced purple onion and cilantro.
You will get all these prepared whereas the hen cooks clearly.
Then it’s pile on time!
Decide a wrap, add some lettuce and veggies, pile on the hen (drain off any additional liquid), and drizzle on some additional candy chili sauce.
If I’m actually hungry, I can take down two of those, however one is fairly filling.
Dig in to those candy chili hen wraps! They make nice game-day fare or fast weekday lunches as properly.
Storing Leftover Hen
This hen retains very well for 4-5 days. Don’t retailer any leftover veggies you will have with the hen as they are going to break down quicker than the hen. The hen is okay chilly in sandwiches and wraps however you possibly can reheat it gently on the range with a splash of sauce and water or within the microwave.
Simmered and shredded hen in a candy chili sauce with crunchy veggies and contemporary lime. The proper wrap for dinner!
1 1/2 kilos hen breasts
1/2 cup candy chili sauce
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 lime, juice solely
1 medium Daikon radish, shredded
1 cup diced cucumber
2 cups shredded carrot
1/2 purple onion, sliced
Candy peppers, chopped
Recent cilantro, garnish
6 tortillas or wraps
Candy Chili Sauce, garnish
1) In a medium pot, mix hen, candy chili sauce, soy sauce, and lime juice over medium warmth. Cowl and let simmer, stirring sometimes for 15-20 minutes, till hen is cooked.
2) Shred hen into chunks when it’s cooked by, uncover the pot, flip warmth right down to low, and let hen simmer and thicken whilst you make the remainder of the toppings.
3) Wash and dry lettuce, shred carrots and put together different greens.
4) To make a wrap, lay a couple of items of lettuce on a wrap of your alternative, prime with shredded veggies and large spoonfuls of hen (drain off any additional liquid). Drizzle on additional candy chili sauce and roll wrap up. Serve instantly!