Santa Fe Chicken Foil Packets Recipe

How To Make Santa Fe Chicken Foil Packets

In just 30 minutes, you can savor these oven-grilled or campfire-grilled chicken foil packets flavored with zesty seasonings, veggies, and tasty salsa!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 4chicken breasts,(7 to 8oz each)
  • ½tspchili powder
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 15ozblack beans,draine, rinsed
  • 2cupskernel corn,whole
  • 1cupbell peppers,diced, any color
  • ¾cupsalsa,or 10oz Rotel Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, drained
  • ½cupMexican cheese,or Monterey Jack cheese, shredded

Optional Garnishes:

  • cilantro
  • tomatoes
  • jalapenos


  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.

  2. Place four large pieces of foil on the work surface and spray each with cooking spray.

  3. Place 1 chicken breast on each piece of foil and season with chili powder, salt, and pepper.

  4. Divide the beans, corn, peppers, and salsa over the top of the chicken breasts.

  5. Fold in the ends to seal each packet. Place the packets on the grill, vegetable side down, and grill for 10 minutes.

  6. Flip packets over and grill for an additional 10 to 12 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and has reached 165 degrees F.

  7. Place the packets on a large baking pan. Carefully open the packets and top with cheese.

  8. Place the baking pan back on the grill to melt the cheese.

  9. Top with optional garnishes as desired.

Recipe Notes

If desired, slice up the chicken and serve with corn or flour tortillas.


  • Calories: 822.26kcal
  • Fat: 24.47g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.50g
  • Trans Fat: 0.38g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.53g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.77g
  • Carbohydrates: 86.80g
  • Fiber: 20.18g
  • Sugar: 10.40g
  • Protein: 66.98g
  • Cholesterol: 128.19mg
  • Sodium: 1073.38mg
  • Calcium: 290.48mg
  • Potassium: 2433.80mg
  • Iron: 7.66mg
  • Vitamin A: 182.59µg
  • Vitamin C: 54.66mg
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