World Cup recipe: Dhruv Baker's Brazilian BBQ Chicken Breast Wraps

Published Saturday, Jun 14 2014, 17:19 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
This is a delish recipe to get you through your World Cup watching and you still have time to whip these Brazilian-inspired BBQ Chicken Breast Wraps wtih Chilli Lime Sauce up tonight if you catch the shops before they close.

You'll need to marinate the chicken breasts for a couple of hours but once that's done, the rest is quick and easy.

In this recipe from MasterChef winner Dhruv Baker, the Brazilian BBQ chicken is served with samba rice and a chilli lime sauce for a truly satisfying wrap filling.

Serve to your guests once the footie action kicks off!

Brazilian BBQ Chicken Breast Wraps

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  • 1 pack of Tilda┬« Brazilian Samba Rice
  • 1 packet flour tortillas
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 6 cloves garlic crushed
  • 4cm piece ginger grated
  • 2 large green or red chillies
  • 1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 red onion finely chopped
  • 1 lemon (juice only)
  • 4 limes (juice only)
  • 1 small bunch parsley
  • 3 tablespoons light vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 4 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 5 sprigs fresh thyme


1 Marinate the chicken breasts in half the crushed garlic, vegetable oil, ginger, lemon juice, paprika, thyme and salt and pepper. Overnight is best but a couple of hours will work fine.

2 To make the sauce, whizz the chillies, red onion, sugar, lime juice, olive oil and parsley together with a little salt and pepper.

3 Cook the chicken breasts on a BBQ or under the grill for 10-12 minutes until cooked through and set aside.

4 Heat the rice for 2 minutes as per the pack instructions. Slice the chicken breasts into 4-5 slices each.

5 To assemble, brush the tortillas with a little of the lime and chilli sauce. Spoon over 2-3 tablespoons of the rice. Lay the chicken slices on top, brush with a little more sauce, fold up and enjoy!

Prep Time

15 minutes (plus 2 hour marinating time)

Cook Time

15-20 minutes

Nutrition Information

Serves 4

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