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Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Packets Recipe

Looking for an easy Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Packets recipe? Learn how to make Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Packets using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mjteach

Makes 4 servings



Grilled chicken and tender vegetables

Recipe Ingredients for Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Packets

5 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 green bell peppers, cut into strips
1 lb red potatoes, thinly sliced
1/4 cup barbecue sauce
1 tablespoon orange juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

Recipe Directions for Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Packets

Spray unheated grill rack with cooking spray. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Place each chicken breast in center of a 12-inch by 18-inch piece of foil. Divide bell peppers and potatoes evenly over chicken breasts. In small bowl, stir together barbecue sauce, orange juice, salt, black pepper and red pepper. Evenly drizzle over chicken and vegetables. Bring up 2 long sides of each piece of foil and double-fold with a 1-inch wide fold. Double-fold each end to form a packet. Place packets 4 to 6 inches from medium heat 25 minutes or until vegetables are tender and instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest portion of breast reads 180 degrees F and jucies run clear. Place packets on plates. Cut a large X across top of packet; fold back foil.
Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 760.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
1201
Calories from Fat
382
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
42.4g
65%
Saturated Fat
11.6g
58%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
505mg
168%
Sodium
817mg
34%
Potassium
2062mg
59%
Total Carbohydrates
27.8g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
8.0g
Protein
166.8g
Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 146%
Calcium 10% Iron 44%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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