Easy Baked Italian Chicken and Veggie Foil Packets

Healthy chicken and veggies loaded with Italian spices and baked in a foil packet. This simple recipe transforms chicken into a tasty effortless dinner in minutes. Plus, each serving is only 261 calories!
Easy Baked Italian Chicken and Veggie Foil PacketsDinner couldn’t get any easier with these foil packets. They’re perfect when you’re tired and just need to pop something in the oven while you get other things done around the house.

You basically mix the chicken, veggies, and spices in a large bowl. Then place them in individual foil packets and bake for 20 minutes. The result is unbelievably tender chicken and veggies that melt in your mouth.

My family loves these foil packets because everyone gets their own foil packet and opening the foil is so much fun!Easy Baked Italian Chicken and Veggie Foil Packets

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Easy Baked Italian Chicken and Veggie Foil Packets

This recipe makes 2 foil packets for two individuals. Double or triple recipe as needed.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 223 kcal
Author Layla

Ingredients

  • 2 small or 1 large chicken breasts cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 cup bell peppers sliced or chopped (colors of choice)
  • 1 small zucchini sliced
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes sliced into large chunks or grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup onion sliced or chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon italian seasoning * see note
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder or fresh minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon paprika optional
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400F.

  2. In a large bowl combine or ziplock bag, combine all the ingredients and mix until fully combined.

  3. Cut and lay out 2 12x12 inch (app.) squares of aluminum foil on a sheet pan. Place half the mixture on each foil and gently fold the foil around ingredients to form a tight seal.

  4. Bake for 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Serve with a side of rice or noodles.

Recipe Notes

* To make 1 tablespoon italian seasoning, combine 1 teaspoons dried oregano, 1 teaspoon dried marjoram, 1 teaspoon dried thyme, 1/2 teaspoon dried basil, 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, 1/2 teaspoon dried sage

Nutrition Facts
Easy Baked Italian Chicken and Veggie Foil Packets
Amount Per Serving
Calories 223 Calories from Fat 89
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.9g 15%
Saturated Fat 1.6g 8%
Cholesterol 62.1mg 21%
Sodium 63.6mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 12.5g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 5.3g
Protein 22.4g 45%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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    WITH SUMMER HERE – CAN THIS RECIPE BE COOKED ON THE GRILL INSTEAD OF THE OVEN? IF SO, DO YOU KNOW FOR HOW LONG?

      Layla

      Yes, Grill for 15-20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.

    yolanda

    Do you close the packets or leave them open during cooking?

    Amanda

    Do I need to cook longer if I double the recipe?

      Layla

      I would keep it in there another 10 minutes to be safe.

    carolyn burkhalter

    besides leaving out the salt-how can you lower the sodium-it is way to high for me and could I do this in my crockpot

      HomeCook

      Are you for real? or was the recipe changed? It says salt to taste…? Add a bit more garlic and omit the salt entirely. Additionally, make certain that the chicken you buy is not injected with brining (sometimes labelled as -salt solution)

        Ty

        The sodium says 1238!

          Layla

          Thanks for pointing that out! The old nutritional calculator was a little buggy and exporting crazy amounts of sodium on all the recipes. I’ve updated the recipe with the new nutritional calculator.

    Lauren

    This required a lot of extra cooking time. Recommend placing chicken pieces on top to ensure they cook through. Ones buried in the veggies didn’t cook as well.

    Microwave oven cover

    This is delicious and perfect for cold winter nights!!