Wigan chicken recipe

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Wigan chicken is so simple to make, full of spices and easy too. Serve in a freshly made tortilla wrap with fresh green salad leaves

Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins

Wigan chicken is named after the town it was first created in. It is really quick to prepare and cook so it is a great simple meal if you are ever in a rush. It is a great treat to creating sticky chicken without a long marinade process. It only takes 15 mins to cook and is a speedy mid-week dish that is also perfect for cooking on the BBQ in the summer months too. Serve with mixed salad leaves and enjoy.


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 2tbsp tomato sauce
  • 3tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 flour tortillas
  • Mixed salad leaves to serve




  1. Cut the chicken into bite sized cubes and coat in the soy sauce and tomato sauce.
  2. Place the coated chicken and the sauce into a frying pan, cover with a lid and leave to cook.
  3. Meanwhile warm your tortillas in a warm grill.
  4. Place the cooked sticky chicken pieces into your tortilla, top with salad and wrap
Top Tip for making Wigan chicken

You could try to add cooked rice and sweetcorn to give it more of a burrito feel.


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