An opened foil packet dinner with chicken, rice, bell peppers, onion, lime and cilantro, with flour tortillas in the background.
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Chicken Fajitas Foil Packets

Chicken Fajitas Foil Packets with seasoned chicken, rice, bell peppers, and onion cooked together in tin foil for an easy all-in-one tin foil dinner. Cook them on the grill, in a campfire, or even in the oven, so you can enjoy them all year round.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Calories: 343kcal
Author: Lauren Allen

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups minute rice , brown or white
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts , cut into thin strips
  • 2 bell peppers , any color, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 yellow or purple onion , sliced into thin strips
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 packet fajita seasoning or taco seasoning , divided
  • tin foil , for wrapping

For serving (Optional):

  • small flour tortillas
  • guacamole
  • salsa
  • sour cream
  • fresh cilantro
  • hot sauce
  • limes

Instructions

  • Combine rice, water, and 2 tablespoons taco seasoning and stir. Set aside for 5 minutes.
  • Add chicken, bell peppers and onion to a large bowl. Drizzle with oil, and season with the remaining taco seasoning packet, stirring gently to evenly coat everything.
  • Coat four large pieces (about 12'' long) of tinfoil with cooking spray. 
  • Divide the rice and remaining liquid evenly between the pieces of tinfoil. Add chicken and vegetables on top. 
  • Bring the sides of the tinfoil up, sealing the tinfoil closed to form foil packs, ready to cook.

To cook on the grill:

  • Preheat grill to medium heat. Add foil packets and close lid. Cook on medium to medium-high heat, depending on your grill, for about 10-13 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Add desired toppings and enjoy!

To cook in the oven:

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Place the foil packets on a baking tray and cook for 15-20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Add desired toppings and enjoy!

To cook in a campfire:

  • Cook in the hot coals of a campfire for about 20 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Add desired toppings and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 343kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 162mg | Potassium: 583mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1920IU | Vitamin C: 79.4mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 2.8mg