Baked Buffalo Chicken Wraps

This Baked Buffalo Chicken Wrap recipe features crispy, panko-coated chicken tenders that are tossed in a spicy buffalo sauce, wrapped in a tortilla, and served with ranch or blue cheese dressing. An easy lunch or dinner recipe any night of the week!

If you like wraps, then you need to try my Rainbow Vegetable Spring Rolls and my Copycat P.F. Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps!

This Baked Buffalo Chicken Wrap in a deli-style basket with celery sticks | chefsavvy.com

Skip the Wings and Make These Boneless Buffalo Chicken Wraps!

Get your napkin ready for this one because it’s going to get messy!

To say I’m obsessed with buffalo sauce would be an understatement. I find myself eating it just by itself or as my go-to dipping sauce for fried chicken and French fries.

For this baked buffalo chicken wrap recipe, I decided to bundle my buffalo sauce obsession, and put it in a wrap. I lightened the dish up a bit by baking the chicken tenders versus deep frying them.  The chicken is just as crispy thanks to my panko breadcrumbs. I used panko versus regular breadcrumbs because panko produces a lighter and flakier crust.

If you don’t have time for the wrap (or your reducing your carbs) hold the tortilla and add the baked chicken tenders to a salad, or eat as an appetizer. Today, we are wrapping it up and taking it to-go. Let’s get started!

Key Ingredients

You only need less than 10 ingredients — many of which I bet you have stocked in your pantry or fridge right now — to make these delicious and easy homemade buffalo chicken wraps in the comfort of your own home!

For the crispy, baked chicken, you’ll need: some all-purpose flour, one egg (whisked), Panko breadcrumbs (seasoned), and a chicken breast sliced into strips.

For the rest of the wrap, you’ll need: romaine lettuce (or your preferred leafy green), flour tortillas (whole wheat also works), buffalo sauce (homemade or store-bought), shredded cheddar cheese, and either ranch or blue cheese dressing (also homemade or store-bought) for dipping.

That’s it!

crispy baked chicken tenders on a baking sheet | chefsavvy.com

How To Make Buffalo Chicken Wraps

  1. Prep the Chicken: Begin by lining up a bowl and two plates with the flour, whisked egg, and Panko breadcrumbs. You will dip the chicken tenders in that order. Coat chicken in flour. Pound chicken with the palm of you hand while you are doing this. (It will help the chicken cook evenly. You can also tenderize it before breading.) Then, dip floured chicken tenders in the egg mixture. Make sure to get the excess egg off before moving on to the third step. Lastly, coat the chicken tenders in the Panko, making sure to cover completely and press the chicken down into the breadcrumbs so that they stick well.
  2. Bake the Chicken: Transfer chicken tenders to a baking dish, and place in a 400-degree oven. Cook for about 15 minutes or until golden brown and not pink on the inside. Chicken tenders come out crispy and flaky!
  3. Make the Buffalo Chicken: Toss the crispy baked chicken tenders in the buffalo sauce until fully coated (but not soggy).
  4. Warm Your Tortilla: Heat tortilla in a skillet or in the microwave to make the wrap easier to fold (and to prevent tears). Usually takes about a minute on each side, or 30 seconds in the microwave.
  5. Assemble the Buffalo Chicken Wrap: Layer the lettuce leaves on the warmed tortillas, then place 2-4 chicken tenders on top. Sprinkle with the shredded cheddar cheese, drizzle with some of the ranch or blue cheese, and roll like a burrito.
  6. Serve: You can pair these homemade buffalo chicken wraps with some extra ranch dressing or blue cheese dressing on the side. Enjoy!

You can also make these as crispy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders! Simply preheat your air fryer to 425, spray the basket with nonstick cooking spray, and bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown and crispy, shaking halfway through.

crisp baked panko chicken tenders on a square white plate | chefsavvy.com

Serving Suggestions

These homemade buffalo chicken wraps make for a great entree, and I love serving them with sides like these for lunch or dinner.

 

crisp baked chicken tenders tossed in buffalo sauce | chefsavvy.com

Storage and Reheating Instructions

  • Store assembled wraps in the fridge for up to 2 days, but be warned the chicken will lose its crispiness.
  • I prefer to store the wrap ingredients separately in the fridge or pantry, and then assemble when I’m ready to eat. The chicken should last up to 4 days in the fridge.
  • You can reheat the baked chicken tenders in the oven on a rack or in the air fryer to re-crisp. And simply warm the tortillas whenever you’re ready to serve.

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Baked Buffalo Chicken Wrap

4.75 from 4 votes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 2

Baked Buffalo Chicken Wraps. Crispy panko coated chicken tenders tossed in buffalo sauce and added to a wrap with ranch or blue cheese dressing!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 egg whisked
  • 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 chicken breast sliced into chicken tenders
  • 2 pieces of romaine lettuce left whole
  • 2 large flour tortillas
  • 1/2 cup buffalo sauce
  • 2 tbsp shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons ranch –or– blue cheese dressing

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°. Meanwhile, begin by lining up flour, egg, and panko. Starting with the flour, dredge the chicken tenders. Make sure to get the excess flour off. Next, dip the chicken in the egg and drain excess as well. Finally roll chicken tenders in the panko breadcrumbs until fully coated.
  • Place chicken tenders on a baking sheet and cook until golden brown about 15 minutes. Make sure to flip chicken tenders half way through.
  • In a medium bowl add buffalo sauce and chicken tenders, toss with a pair of tongs until fully coated.
  • Place tortillas in a medium skillet to warm. I usually do a minute on each side. This will make the tortilla easier to work with and roll. Place tortilla on a flat work surface and topped with 1 piece of lettuce, ½ of the chicken, 1 tbsp cheese, and 1 tbsp ranch dressing –or– blue cheese dressing. Roll up the tortilla carefully, cut in half and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Baked Buffalo Chicken Wrap
Amount Per Serving
Calories 503 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 168mg56%
Sodium 2589mg113%
Potassium 538mg15%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 36g72%
Vitamin A 325IU7%
Vitamin C 1.9mg2%
Calcium 152mg15%
Iron 3.7mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Buffalo Chicken Wrap, chicken, Easy Recipe, Sandwiches

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