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February 21, 2014

Sweet Chili Chicken Tortillas with Coleslaw

Sweet Chili Chicken Tortillas with Coleslaw

Light dinner or a Saturday afternoon snack? Then these sweet chili chicken with pineapple tortillas served with a coleslaw are just the thing for you.

It took me under 30 minutes to prepare, cook and put together these delicious filled tortillas, but I would usually let the cooked chicken cool completely during Summer as cold dishes are our biggest craving during the hot months.

Sweet Chili Chicken with a crunchy coleslaw is always a winning combination with my family. You can always add a chili or three if you like your hot stuff, but this is just right for us, with a teeny tiny bite !

Sweet Chili Chicken Tortillas with Coleslaw

One of these are normally enough for me, but Roy and Dimitri would almost always have two. {Leftovers kept in a sealed container in the refrigerator makes delicious lunches - just grab and go!}

Sweet Chili Chicken Tortillas With Coleslaw

4 - 6 Servings


800g Chicken Fillets, cubed into small bite size pieces
2 TB Avocado Oil
3 t Garlic, crushed
3 TB Sweet Thick Soy Sauce
1 can (410g) Pineapple pieces, drained
1/2 cup Sweet and Sour Sauce  {your favorite brand}
Salt and Black Pepper, to taste

1 packet {250g} Coleslaw Mix
1/2 Red Onion, thinly sliced
2 Spring Onions, chopped
1/4 cup Mayonnaise
1/2 cup Plain Yoghurt

8 Tortillas


1.) Heat the Avocado Oil over high heat in a large pan - add the Chicken, Garlic and Soy Sauce - stir-fry until done - add the Pineapple pieces, Sweet & Sour Sauce and season with Salt and Black Pepper - cook another 2 minutes.
2.) Mix together the Coleslaw Mix, Red Onion and Spring Onions  - combine the Mayonnaise and Yoghurt - mix into the Coleslaw.
3.) Place a generous scoop of Coleslaw in the center of each Tortilla - top with the Chicken {warm or cold} and roll up.

Sweet Chili Chicken Tortillas with Coleslaw


  1. Perfect Saturday lunch they look amazing.

  2. These look delicious Linda and I love the idea of the pineapple in them!

  3. These look fantastic! Love the sweet chili chicken flavor in these tortillas!

  4. Hi Linda! These look delicious (and very family-friendly!). Can't wait to try them. Pinned!

  5. I love the sweet spicy. These look yummy! Pinning to try them. Theresa @DearCreatives

  6. Do you really hand hold these to eat? I think I'd resort to using a knife and fork... Cheers from Carole's Chatter

  7. Oh my..I think I want this for supper tonight..Thanks for sharing it on the Treasure Box Tuesday Party!

    1. Linda, I fixed your Sweet Chili Chicken Tortillas with Coleslaw recip for supper last night and it was an extreme hit. Everyone went wild for it. Thanks!

  8. What a great meal in the Tortilla! Thank you so much for sharing this awesome post with Full Plate Thursday and have a great weekend!
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  9. These look delicious! Thanks for sharing the recipe and thanks for linking up with us at Tell Me About It Tuesday! I hope you hop over again next week!

  10. Nice variations in flavors and textures. Just the kind of thing I need to take to work for lunch. That'll add some zing to my day! Thank you for sharing!

  11. These look really tasty. Pinned and making these for dinner very soon!

  12. Ohh! Yummy! I can't wait to try these! Love Num's the Word!

  13. Delicious~ I like to add coleslaw to tortillas and sandwiches, I like the added crunch. Sweet chili sauce works for me...I bet using a rotisserie chicken would work great in this recipe too:) Thanks for sharing your wonderful recipes with us on Four Seasons Blog Hop~ Lynn @ Turnips 2 Tangerines


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