Leftover roast chicken and couscous wraps

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Leftover roast chicken and couscous wraps
These deliciously easy wraps are a great way to use up leftover chicken. Bundle up in foil for a filling, portable packed lunch. The leftover meat needs to be thoroughly reheated until piping hot and should never be reheated more than once.

130g (4 1/4oz) couscous

1/2 lemon, juiced and grated rind

15ml (1tbsp) extra virgin olive oil

1/2 cucumber, seeds removed and finely diced

200g (7oz) cherry tomatoes, roughly chopped

Small bunch parsley, leaves chopped

Small handful mint leaves, chopped

200g (7oz) leftover roast chicken, torn into pieces

75g (3oz) leftover stuffing (or cooked diced chorizo), crumbled

4tbsp natural yogurt

4 large wraps

Place the couscous in a bowl, squeeze over the lemon and add the zest, olive oil and seasoning. Pour over 260ml (8 1/2fl oz) boiled water from the kettle, stir, then cover with cling film or a plate and set aside to soak for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and check the seasoning.

Fold the cucumber, tomato, herbs, chicken and stuffing through the couscous. Divide generously between 4 wraps, drizzle with the yogurt, fold in the ends and roll up, securing with a cocktail stick.

Please note that 200g (7oz) of chicken and 75g (3oz) stuffing or chorizo is not included in the shop ingredients list as this is a leftover, so you will need to buy the product if making this recipe from scratch.


Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
5 minutes

Main ingredients
Chicken, Wraps/Tortillas

Recipe Type
Dinner, Easy, Lunch Box, Left Overs

Level of Difficulty

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