How Many Syns In A McDonald's Grilled Chicken Wrap? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
2 February, 2023

How Many Syns In A McDonald's Grilled Chicken Wrap? Are They High In Syns?

If you are hungry at lunch and fancy a McDonald's as a treat, you will need to ensure your synning your grilled chicken wrap so you can stay on track with your weight loss and enjoy without any guilt.

Are McDonald's Grilled Chicken Wraps High In Syns?

McDonald's grilled chicken wraps have on average 15 syns per wrap, making them high in syns, syns can change however according to the flavour of the wrap and any extra sauces.

We've put together a syn guide below, taking you through why Mcdonald's grilled chicken wraps are so high in syns, syn values of their grilled chicken wraps and some low syn alternatives. We've also included a recipe for making your own healthy SW chicken wrap!

Why Are McDonald's Grilled Chicken Wraps So High In Syns?

At around 15 syns on average, McDonald's grilled chicken wraps are very high in syns, using your whole daily syn allowance in just one wrap.

These McDonald's wraps get their high syn values from all the extra add-ins such as salad dressings or sweet chilli sauce, the chicken itself in these wraps is pretty healthy thanks to being grilled instead of fried.

We have a huge syn list of McDonald's wraps here so that you can compare them to other types.

Syn Values Of McDonald's Grilled Chicken Wraps

As we mentioned above, McDonald's grilled chicken wraps can differ in syns according to the sauces or extra add-ins they have, we've listed some syn values of these types of wraps below.

  • McDonald's The BBQ Grilled Chicken & Bacon One Big Flavour Wrap - 17 syns.
  •  McDonald's The Garlic Mayo Grilled Chicken One Big Flavour Wrap - 11.5 syns.
  •  McDonald's The Sweet Chilli Grilled Chicken One Big Flavour Wrap - 16 syns.
  •  The Grilled Hot Cajun Chicken One - 18 syns each.
  •  The Grilled BBQ Chicken & Bacon One - 18.5 syns.
  •  Mcdonald's Grilled Hot Peri Peri Chicken One - 17.5 syns each.
Syn Values Of McDonald's Grilled Chicken Wraps

Low Syn Alternatives To McDonald's Grilled Chicken Wraps

If you find McDonald's chicken wraps are too high in syns, we've listed some other low-syn alternatives below for when you need a quick takeaway meal.

  • Rustlers The BBQ Grilled Chicken Wrap 156g - 12 syns.
  •  Tesco Chicken Caesar Meal Deal Main - 12.5 syns.
  •  Costa Coffee Roast Chicken Fajita Wrap - 20 syns.
  •  Tesco Sweet Chilli Chicken Meal Deal Main - 9 syns.
  •  Tesco Southern Fried Chicken Meal Deal Main - 11.5 syns.
  •  Subway Chicken Tikka Wrap - 14 syns (also check Subway salads).
  •  Tesco Chicken & Bacon Meal Deal Main - 12.5 syns.
  •  Co-op Italian Menu Chicken & Bacon Caesar Wrap on a White Tortilla - 12 syns.
  •  Morrisons Chicken & Bacon Caesar in a Tortilla Wrap - 13 syns.
  •  M&S Count on Us Caesar Chicken & Bacon Wrap - 17 syns.
  •  Sainsbury's On the Go Southern Fried Chicken with Creamy Coleslaw - 14 syns.
  •  Subway Roast Chicken Breast Wrap - 15 syns.

Our SW Chicken Wrap Recipe

If you want to save syns on the slimming world plan but you're craving a grilled chicken wrap, why not make your own healthy alternative at home?

We have a recipe for you below costing you only your healthy extra A and healthy extra B.


  • Four B free wraps.
  •  Two chicken breasts.
  •  100g of cheese.
  •  One yellow and red pepper.
  •  One garlic.
  •  One onion.
  •  Spoon of chicken spice.


  1. Begin by frying off your chicken and peppers in some frylight then add your garlic and spice blend, spoon into the wrap and top with cheese.
  2.  Put the rolled wrap on the frying pan to toast on each side for a few minutes.
Our SW Chicken Wrap Recipe

Last Words

Overall, McDonald's grilled chicken wraps are very high in syns, having on average 15 syns going up to 17 syns, using your whole daily syn allowance on the plan.

To save syns, we opt for making your own wraps at home which are syn free, (we have a wrap syn list here), or choose supermarket wraps which are often lower in syns than food chain options.

Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.
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