Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps

  • 15MINS
  • 287KCAL
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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories287
  • Carbs9.9g
  • Protein46g
  • Fat5.8g
  • Saturates2.5g
  • Sugars9.7g

Low Carb Chicken Wraps - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff to know in the blurb!

For a quick lunchtime snack it’s often tempting to reach for a shop bought wrap, but the fat content and calories in them can quickly add up!

Here you’ll find our recipe for a delicious alternative that takes only 15 minutes. Packed full of nutrients, our Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps are perfect when you fancy something different or if you’re keeping an eye on the carb content of your food. Because we’ve used crunchy iceberg lettuce instead of a typical bread wrap, you save a considerable amount of calories and points.

We’ve used chicken and ham in this Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps recipe, but once you’ve tried this method, we’re sure you’ll love it. You could try different fillings such as tuna with low fat mayo, coronation chicken or even a BLT. Try a few combinations out and let us know your favourite!

What diets are these Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps suitable for?

This Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps are suitable for gluten free diets.

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps recipe?

  • You need to count 4 Points per portion of this Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 2 Points per portion of this Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 2 Points per portion of this Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps recipe if you’re on WW Purple. 

Do you need any special ingredients to make Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps?

Nope! This recipe contains common ingredients you may already have in the fridge, or can be found at any supermarket!

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Greaseproof paper is essential for this recipe, to make it easier to roll (and eat!). It’s also great for many of our other recipes too.

A good small mixing bowl will be really useful for the sauce in this recipe, and many others. This one is stainless steel for easy cleaning.

How many calories are in this Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps recipe?

There are 287 calories per serving in this Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps recipe, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

These Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps are perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet and fit well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Lay 4 of the lettuce leaves overlapping on the greaseproof paper.

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Step 2

In a small bowl, mix the low-fat cream cheese, parsley and season to taste with salt and pepper.

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Step 3

Spread the cream cheese mixture evenly over the lettuce, then top with the cooked chicken and sliced ham.

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Step 4

Add the peppers, cucumber, onion and tomatoes and season to taste with more salt and pepper, if you like.

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Step 5

Roll the greaseproof paper from the longest edge to form a sausage and twist each end to seal.

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Step 6

To serve, slice diagonally through the middle and keep the halves in the paper.

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Low Carb Chicken Wraps - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

What could I serve with these Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps?

To keep this recipe low carb, you could serve these wraps with a big, colourful green salad. If you’re looking for some other inspiration you could add boiled new potatoes, or even fries on the side! 

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How long can you keep Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps in the fridge?

Once you’ve made these Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps, ideally you should eat them within 4 hours.

They don’t keep very well in the fridge due to the water content of the lettuce – the deconstructed ingredients are usually fine for a few days though!

Can I freeze these Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps?

Due to the water content of the lettuce, freezing these Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps will cause them to go soggy, so we recommend you eat them straight away, or within 4 hours.

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Low Carb Chicken and Ham Wraps

Iceberg lettuce stuffed with cooked chicken, ham, peppers, cucumber and onion for a crunchy, low fat wrap!
  • Prep Time
    15 MINS
  • KCals 287
  • Carbs 9.9G
WW Points
  • 4 Green
  • 2 Blue
  • 2 Purple

Ingredients

  • 200 g cooked chicken sliced
  • 4 slices cooked ham
  • 8 large iceberg lettuce leaves
  • 90 g red pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 small red onion thinly sliced
  • 6 cucumber slices
  • 2 tbsp low fat cream cheese
  • 1 tomato thinly sliced
  • 1 small sprig fresh parsley finely chopped
  • salt and black pepper to taste

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Instructions

  1. Lay 4 of the lettuce leaves overlapping on the greaseproof paper.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the low-fat cream cheese, parsley and season to taste with the salt and pepper.
  3. Spread the cream cheese mixture evenly over the lettuce then top with the cooked chicken and sliced ham.
  4. Add the peppers, cucumber, onion and tomatoes and add more salt and pepper to taste if you like.
  5. Roll the greaseproof paper, starting from the longest edge, to form a sausage. Twist each end to seal.
  6. To serve, slice diagonally through the middle and keep the halves in the paper.

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