Bang Bang Chicken Wraps with Sweet Chili Peanut Sauce

Bang Bang Chinese Chicken Wraps recipe with Peanut Sauce.
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings

This wonderful recipe combines chicken and crunchy greens 
with a spicy peanut satay sauce, all wrapped in a flour tortilla. 
Set the ingredients out and let everyone make their own.


Ingredients for the peanut satay sauce
1/3cup smooth or crunchy peanut butter
3teaspoons sweet chili sauce
1tablespoon sesame oil
1tablespoon water
1teaspoon soya sauce
1tablespoon Japanese rice vinegar (optional)
Ingredients for chicken
4 chicken breasts
1/4cup barbecue sauce
2tablespoons olive oil
Ingredients for wraps
flour tortillas
1/2cup cucumber, sliced
1/2 cup mung bean sprouts
1/2cup lettuce, chopped
1/2 cup scallions, thinly sliced
1/2cup cilantro, chopped


For the peanut satay sauce: 

  1. Combine all of the above ingredients in a small pot and heat until softened and well combined. Taste and test; if you like it spicier, add more sweet chili or if you want it saltier, add more soy.

For the chicken:

  1. To make the chicken, cut the chicken breasts about 2/3 of the way through and placed opened up on a cutting board. Press down with the palm of your hand to flatten them out, then put in a plastic bag and coat generously with barbecue sauce.
  2. Heat olive oil in a nonstick pan and quickly cook the chicken until its golden on each side and cooked through (about 2-3 minutes per side).
  3. Heat the tortillas in the microwave or dry fry in a nonstick pan.
  4. To assemble spread some of the peanut sauce on the tortilla and add all the other ingredients, wrap and enjoy.

Bio: Recipe courtesy of Samantha Linsell, a published cookbook author with 20 years of hospitality management and food marketing experience under her belt, and now a professional food stylist and recipe developer. She is based in Cape Town, South Africa where she spends a great deal of time hunting down the delicious things in life and tracks her food adventures on her popular food blog: Drizzle and Dip