Chicken and Potato Foil Packets Recipe

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Samantha Published: December 6, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Chicken and Potato Foil Packets

Wrapping chicken and potatoes in foil while being grilled retains flavors and smokiness. This will also make the food tender. Try these foil packets method.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • lbbaby potatoes,thinly sliced
  • 2tspolive oil
  • 1tbspsalt
  • ¼tsppepper
  • 4chicken breasts,boneless skinless
  • ¼cupbacon bits
  • cupcheddar cheese,shredded
  • 1cupbarbecue sauce,divided
  • green onions,or chives
  • 4tbspsour cream,optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill to medium high heat.

  2. Prepare foil packets. Layout 4 large pieces of heavy-duty foil then top each with a large piece of parchment paper.

  3. Place equal amounts of sliced potatoes and onions in the middle of each packet. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  4. Place a chicken breast on top of potatoes. Brush each side of each chicken breast with barbecue sauce.

  5. Wrap up each foil packet by bringing two sides together and rolling it up. Then roll up each open end to seal the packet.

  6. Place on hot grill and cook for about 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender and chicken is cooked through. The chicken should be 165 degrees F.

  7. Cut open packet, brush chicken with more barbecue sauce if desired and top with cheddar cheese and bacon bits. Place it back on the grill to melt for about 5 minutes.

  8. Garnish with sour cream and chives.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 724.76kcal
  • Fat: 31.82g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.66g
  • Trans Fat: 0.44g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.16g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.55g
  • Carbohydrates: 59.72g
  • Fiber: 4.43g
  • Sugar: 25.50g
  • Protein: 48.38g
  • Cholesterol: 147.60mg
  • Sodium: 1156.41mg
  • Calcium: 226.38mg
  • Potassium: 1338.93mg
  • Iron: 3.26mg
  • Vitamin A: 129.43µg
  • Vitamin C: 34.05mg
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