Santa Fe Chicken Foil Packets

By Jan Tilley
April 29, 2020
Categories: Food
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Santa Fe Chicken Foil Packets
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Mexican
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Serves: 4 servings
This chicken foil packet is made with a Mexican flair, combining black beans, corn and salsa.
  • 4 (5 oz) chicken breasts
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1-15 oz black beans drained & rinsed
  • 2 cups whole kernel corn
  • 1 cup diced bell peppers any color
  • ¾ cup salsa or 1 can Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, drained
  • ½ cup shredded Mexican cheese or monterey jack
  • cilantro tomatoes & jalapenos for garnish
  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Place four large pieces of foil on work surface and spray each with cooking spray. Place 1 chicken breast on each piece of foil and season with chili powder, salt & pepper.
  3. Divide beans, corn, peppers, and salsa over top of chicken breasts.
  4. Fold in the ends to seal each packet. Place packets on the grill, vegetable side down for 10 minutes.
  5. Flip packets over and grill an additional 10-12 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and reaches 165°F.
  6. Place packets on a large baking pan. Carefully open packets and top with cheese. Place the baking pan back on the grill to melt the cheese.
  7. Top as desired.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 360 Fat: 8 grams Carbohydrates: 36 grams Sugar: 5 Sodium: 680 mg Fiber: 20 grams Protein: 38 grams Cholesterol: 95 mg


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