AuthorZFKCategory, DifficultyIntermediate
Bruschetta Chicken Foil Packets
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins
 20 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 5 ounces each)
 14 oz no salt added diced tomatoes with basil, garlic & oregano
 ½ cup balsamic vinegar
 1 tbsp honey
 ¼ cup shredded parmesan cheese
1

Preheat oven to 400°; tear 4 (12 x 24-inch) foil sheets; arrange horizontally on work surface and spray with cooking spray.

2

Place 1 chicken breast in center of each sheet; sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper and top with tomatoes. For each packet, tightly crimp top and bottom sides of foil over chicken; fold and tightly crimp both ends of foil. Place packets on rimmed baking pan; bake 20 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165°.

3

In small saucepan, whisk vinegar and honey; heat to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes or until mixture is reduced to about 3 tablespoons and coats the back of a spoon.

4

Carefully open top of packets; drizzle with balsamic mixture and sprinkle with cheese.

Chef Tip:  To grill foil packets, prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat. Place foil packets on hot grill rack; cover and cook 15 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165°.

Dietitian Tip: Fill-up with fiber by serving this over your favorite bean-based pasta.

 

Ingredients

 20 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 5 ounces each)
 14 oz no salt added diced tomatoes with basil, garlic & oregano
 ½ cup balsamic vinegar
 1 tbsp honey
 ¼ cup shredded parmesan cheese

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 400°; tear 4 (12 x 24-inch) foil sheets; arrange horizontally on work surface and spray with cooking spray.

2

Place 1 chicken breast in center of each sheet; sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper and top with tomatoes. For each packet, tightly crimp top and bottom sides of foil over chicken; fold and tightly crimp both ends of foil. Place packets on rimmed baking pan; bake 20 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165°.

3

In small saucepan, whisk vinegar and honey; heat to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes or until mixture is reduced to about 3 tablespoons and coats the back of a spoon.

4

Carefully open top of packets; drizzle with balsamic mixture and sprinkle with cheese.

Bruschetta Chicken Foil Packets
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