Thai Chicken Wrap

Thai Chicken Wrap


50 servings

Prep time

45 minutes

Cooking time

20 minutes


172.40 kcal


48 Thai Chicken Wrap

Total time

1 hour 5 minutes

Simple Thai chicken wrap recipe with fresh vegetables paired with mint, basil, and
cilantro developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service and menu planning.

This recipe yields 50 Thai chicken wraps: one 8 inch tortilla wrap filled with ¾ cup of Thai chicken and vegetables.


    Ingredients list includes measure by weight or volume. Choose one measure, either weight or volume, for the ingredient. Weight is listed first in bold.

    10 pounds frozen, fully-cooked, chicken fajita strips (U.S. Department of
    Agriculture [USDA] food item)

    ½ cup vegetable oil (USDA food item)

    ¼ cup fresh ready-to-use garlic, minced

    2 ounces as purchased (AP) fresh whole ginger

    2½ pounds fresh whole green beans

    2 cups water

    2½ pounds fresh cucumbers

    1 pound AP fresh green onions

    1 cup honey

    1 pound AP fresh whole green cabbage

    1 pound AP fresh whole carrots

    2 bunches AP fresh cilantro

    2½ bunches AP fresh basil

    ½ bunch AP fresh mint

    1½ pounds AP fresh limes

    1 cup sesame seeds

    1 cup chili sauce

    50–1.5 ounce, 8 inch, whole grain-rich tortillas (USDA food item)

    2 cups water


    To Prepare Thai Chicken Mixture

    1. Thaw fajita chicken strips in refrigerator at 41°F or lower. Critical Control Point (CCP): Thaw chicken strips in refrigerator at 41°F or lower.

    2. Preheat convection oven to 375°F.

    3. Pour chicken into one–18 inch by 26 inch by 6 inch pan. Heat chicken for 30 minutes until internal temperature reaches 165°F. CCP: Heat chicken until internal temperature reaches 165°F or higher

    4. Place oil in large sauté pan or tilt skillet. Set aside garlic

    5. Rinse ginger under cool running water, peel and grate ginger to measure ¼ cup

    6. Heat oil in pan or skillet; sauté garlic and ginger until lightly brown. Add water to pan

    7. Rinse green beans, cucumbers, cabbage, green onions, carrots, cilantro, basil, and mint under cool running water.

    8. Trim green beans, cucumbers, cabbage, green onions, carrots, cilantro, basil, and mint.

    9.Chop green beans to measure 2 quarts and 3 cups.

    10. Add green beans to pan with water, garlic, and ginger. Let simmer for 20 minutes. Drain.

    11. Add beans to heated chicken and stir for one minute.

    12. Thinly slice cucumbers to measure 1 quart and 2 cups

    13. Chop green onions to measure 1 quart.

    14. Shred cabbage to measure 1 quart and 3 cups.

    15. Shred carrots to measure 1 quart.

    16. Chop cilantro to measure 1 cup.

    17. Chop basil to measure 1 cup

    18. Chop mint to measure 1 cup

    19. Toss together cucumbers, cabbage, green onions, carrots, cilantro, basil, and mint in large bowl.

    20. Cut in half and squeeze limes to measure 1 cup juice.

    21. Combine chicken and bean mixture with vegetables. Add lime juice, sesame seeds, and chili sauce. Mix well.

    To Assemble Wrap

    1. Warm tortillas 20 minutes before start of assembly.

    2. Set up production line for assembly of wraps.

    3. Lay tortillas on flat surface to assemble.

    4. Lay tortillas on flat surface to assemble.

    5. Wrap tortilla burrito style. Place in refrigerator and serve within 2 hours after removing from refrigerator. CCP: Hold in refrigerator at 41°F or lower

    6. Serve 1 wrap (¾ cup Thai chicken mixture in one–8 inch tortilla) for each serving

Nutritional Analysis

Calories, in K calories: 172.40

Carbohydrates, in grams: 8.03

Protein, in grams: 15.34

Saturated fat, in grams: 2.21

Trans fat, in grams: 0

Total fat, in grams: 9.68

Sodium, in milligrams: 315.10

Recipe Options

The CA Culinary Centers have calculated and tested the yields for this standardized recipe. You may choose to vary the spices in the recipe to meet the taste preferences of your students. For example, using a 1.5 to 2 ratio for spices when doubling the recipe yield from 50 to 100. However, changing or substituting any other ingredients may result in a different yield, meal contribution, or dietary specification, and should be considered a different recipe