Baked Chicken Breast in Foil Packets
This recipe for Baked Chicken Breast in Foil Packets makes your life easy and flavorful. This simple recipe will show you how to bake chicken breast inside aluminum foil packets to lock in moisture and achieve tons of flavor. The best part about this recipe is that you can customize each chicken breast according to your family's individual preferences. Kids can enjoy some of their favorite flavors, while adults can indulge in something a little more sophisticated if they like. No more worrying about those picky eaters in your family, this is one recipe that will please just about everyone.
*Using 2 tablespoons of chili sauce will flavor the dish but not make it spicy. For more “heat” use more chili sauce or substitute your favorite salsa.
These are perfect for a family, as each packet can be customized for each diner. Kids can choose the ingredients they like and/or omit others. Simply twist the ends of the packets in a different shape to indicate who gets which packet.
Cooking Time30 min
Cooking MethodGrilling, Oven
- 1 can cream of chicken soup
- 2-4 tablespoons chili sauce (*see note)
- 1 teaspoon dry herb - basil, thyme or cumin
- 2 medium potatoes, thinly sliced
- 1 small bell pepper, thinly sliced
- 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced
- 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
- 1 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken - thighs or breasts, sliced into -inch slices (or use chicken tenders)
- salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
Preheat oven to 400. Cut four pieces of foil 12x18-inches and coat one side lightly with cooking spray.
In a bowl, combine the soup, chili sauce and herbs.
On each piece of foil, layer potatoes, vegetables and chicken in that order. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and then spoon over the soup mixture. Fold and seal the foil with the seam on top, and place packets on a baking sheet to bake for 30 minutes.
Packets can also be grilled over medium high heat for about 20 minutes. Use a covered grill, or on an open grill, turn the packets over half way through the cooking time. When chicken is cooked all the way through, carefully open foil packets and enjoy!