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Grilled Barbecue Chicken and Vegetables in Foil - Tender, flavorful chicken covered in sweet barbecue sauce and cooked on the grill inside foil packs with zucchini, bell peppers and asparagus.

Grilled Barbecue Chicken and Vegetable Foil Packs

Katerina | Diethood
Grilled Barbecue Chicken and Vegetables in Foil is such an easy recipe! Tender chicken covered in BBQ sauce and cooked on the grill inside foil packs!
Servings : 4
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 8 aluminum foil sheets large enough to wrap around one chicken breast
  • 4 (4-ounces each) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2- cup barbecue sauce (use your favorite)
  • 1 zucchini , sliced into thin rounds
  • 1 red , green or yellow bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 8 asparagus spears
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • extra virgin olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  • For each foil pack, prepare two sheets of aluminum foil; place the sheets one on top of the other for durability.
  • Place one chicken breast on each stacked pair of foil sheets; season with salt and fresh ground pepper.
  • Brush each chicken breast with 1 to 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce.
  • Divide equally and arrange vegetables around each chicken breast; season with salt and pepper.
  • Drizzle chicken and vegetables with little olive oil.
  • Fold the sides of the foil over the chicken, covering completely; seal the packets closed.
  • Transfer foil packets to the preheated grill rack and cook for 20 to 25 minutes, or until done, turning once.
  • Chicken is done when thermometer reads 165 F.
  • Allow the chicken to rest for a few minutes.
  • Serve.
IF COOKING IN THE OVEN
  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Prepare chicken as directed above.
  • Seal the packets closed and transfer to a baking sheet.
  • Bake in the oven for 25 minutes, or until done.
  • Remove from oven and carefully open up the foils; put the packets under the broiler for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Remove from broiler.
  • Brush with more barbecue sauce. (optional)
  • Serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 364 kcal | Carbohydrates: 22 g | Protein: 25 g | Fat: 3 g | Saturated Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 72 mg | Sodium: 510 mg | Potassium: 931 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 14 g | Vitamin A: 455 IU | Vitamin C: 12.1 mg | Calcium: 48 mg | Iron: 2.4 mg | Net Carbs: 21 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Main
Cuisine: American
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