15 Healthy Chicken Foil Packets That for Easy Weeknight Family Dinners

Think: zero cleanup, minimal prep time, and an oh-so-delicious finished product.

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There may be countless ways to whip up chicken and vegetables for dinner, but only one tried-and-true method that's quick, easy, and leaves little to no clean up afterward: foil pack cooking. In all honesty, what’s not to love about a one-packet-and-done roasting routine where the grill or oven does all the legwork, and you get to reap the rewards in less than an hour? This season, kick your dinner recipe rut to the curb and serve any of these mouthwatering chicken foil packets, all of which will have your whole family begging for seconds. We mean it—even little ones will be proud members of the “Clean Foil Club” and won’t think twice about getting their veggie fix. Know that these outdoor-friendly entree ideas can go beyond the backyard too—camping enthusiasts can even recreate any of these chicken foil packet recipes on the go. If you've never tried foil pack dinners before, fire up the grill, because now's the time.

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chicken sausage vegetable foil packet
Clean Eating Veggie Girl
Chicken Sausage Vegetable Foil Packs

For a fresh take on standard poultry dinners, opt for chicken sausage. The recipe also calls for sweet potatoes, peppers, and zucchini, but get creative and sub in your favorite seasonal veggies.

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pesto caprese chicken foil packet
Damn Delicious
Pesto Caprese Chicken Foil Pack

The perfect summer dish to kick off the first of many outdoor meals, this filling chicken dinner's zesty pesto complements the tomato and fresh mozzarella like no other.

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chicken rice broccoli foil packet recipe
Gimme Delicious
Chicken, Rice, and Broccoli Foil Packets

Prep all your dinner staples, from the main course to the sides, in one fell swoop with this healthy recipe. Plus, no matter which veggie you choose, even the pickiest eaters can't say no to greens in fun foil packets.

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teriyaki chicken foil packet recipe
Life Made Sweeter
Teriyaki Chicken Foil Packet

A better-than-takeout, sweet-meets-savory Asian dinner that calls for only 15 minutes of prep and minimal cleanup? Cooking miracles do exist. You can also make extras to meal prep for the upcoming week—because your family will definitely want a second wind.

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honey mustard chicken foil packet
The Salty Marshmallow
Honey Mustard Chicken Foil Packet

This easy take on the classic chicken-and-potato combo packs a flavorful punch, thanks to a savory honey mustard sauce. And with only 10 minutes of prep time, consider this your new weeknight dinner go-to.

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Caprese-Stuffed Chicken Foil Packs

Stuffed with tomato, basil, mozzarella cheese, and balsamic vinegar, and cooked on a pile of squash and zucchini, this chicken dish is downright delicious.

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Courtesy of Real Food By Dad
Mediterranean Chicken Packets

Foil packet dinners don't always look as good as they taste, but this Mediterranean chicken layered with sweet red peppers, olives, artichoke hearts, and sun-dried tomatoes looks fancy enough for a special occasion.

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Courtesy of Taste And Tell
Chicken Milano Foil Packet

Perfect for a quick and healthy weeknight dinner, these tender chicken breasts are topped with fresh sliced mushrooms, basil, sun-dried tomatoes, and freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

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Courtesy of Real Housemoms
Grilled Chicken Fajita Foil Packet

These are the easiest fajitas you'll ever make. Simply wrap up your chicken and sliced bell peppers and onion with the seasoning, toss it on the grill, and transfer your fillings to a tortilla when it's done.

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Courtesy of Creme De La Crumb
Grilled Herbed Chicken and Potato Foil Packs

It doesn't get more classic than chicken and potatoes—grill them up over the campfire during your next outdoor adventure.

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Courtesy of Chelsea's Messy Apron
Foil Pack Creamy Salsa Verde Chicken, Rice, and Veggies

Don't forget the toppings! Melted pepper-jack cheese over this dish is a must; cilantro, fresh lime, avocado, and sour cream add extra yum too. To make it even fancier, you can transfer these fillings to taco shells once it's all cooked.

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Courtesy of Life In The Lofthouse
BBQ Chicken Foil Packs

Once you try foil-cooked barbecue, you'll never want to go back. The fruits and veggies soak in that smoky flavor, and the chicken becomes perfectly tender.

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Courtesy of Creme De La Crumb
Lemon Chicken and Asparagus Foil Packs

You'll need just a handful of ingredients to prepare this juicy chicken seasoned with butter, garlic, lemon juice, and Italian seasoning. Paired with tender asparagus, this foil pack meal makes for an easy weeknight dinner.

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Courtesy of Dessert Now, Dinner Later
Southwestern Chicken Packets

Sweet corn, black beans, sour cream, and avocado served up with some juicy, well-seasoned chicken—is your mouth watering yet?

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Courtesy of Gimme Delicious
Easy Baked Italian Chicken and Veggie Foil Packets

With only 261 calories per serving, this veggie-packed dish is loaded with mouthwatering flavors and makes a delicious dinner for two; however, you can double or triple the recipe for a bigger crew.

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