Lunchbox Recipe – Mexican Wraps

This saucy Mexican wrap will have your kids licking their fingers!



1 tortilla wrap
1 ½ tbsp, cheese spread
¼ red capsicum, chopped
¼ yellow capsicum, chopped
50g paneer/chicken, grilled
2 tbsp tomato salsa

For Salsa:

1 tomato, chopped
1 clove garlic
1 onion, chopped
3-4 jalapeños, chopped
½ cup cilantro leaves
1 lime, juice
1 tsp sugar
Salt and black pepper, to taste

For grilled paneer/chicken:

6 chicken breasts or 1 cup paneer, sliced
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 tbsp lime juice
½ tsp lime zest
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 ½ tsp oregano
¼ tsp chilli flakes
1 tsp salt
¼ tsp black pepper powder


For the Salsa:

  1. Roughly blend tomatoes, garlic, onion, jalapeño, cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper.

For the Grilled Paneer/ Chicken:

  1. In a bowl, mix oil, lime juice, lime zest, garlic, oregano, chilli flakes, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Marinate the chicken/paneer in this and refrigerate for an hour.
  3. On a non stick pan, with a few drops of oil, grill the marinated chicken/paneer till cooked for about 6-8 minutes.

Assembling the wrap:

  1. Spread the cheese spread on a tortilla wrap.
  2. Place both the colored capsicum, grilled paneer (or chicken) and the tomato salsa along the center.
  3. Roll the wrap up to enclose it.
  4. Cut in half and serve.

Recipe by Pickled Pumpkin 

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