Garlic Herb Chicken

Foil Packet Garlic Herb Chicken with Seasonal Vegetables

Foil Packet Garlic Herb Chicken is a quick healthy meal with minimal cleanup. Yeah! Perfect for hot summer nights when you don’t want a heavy meal or to heat up the kitchen.

Foil packets are wonderfully versatile. Mix it up with whatever vegetables are in season to get the best flavors and highest nutritional value.

This version of Garlic Herb Chicken has an Italian flair with a medley of zucchini, fennel, and onions paired with garlic and a mix of herbs such as rosemary and oregano. All of the vegetables are low in calories but contain plenty of fiber to help you feel full and contain significant amounts of antioxidants like vitamin C to help prevent cell-damaging oxidative stress.

Garlic Herb Chicken Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs (rosemary, oregano, parsley, basil, etc.)
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 1 bulb fennel, cored and cut into slices
  • 1 onion, cut into slices
  • 4-6 medium zucchini or other summer squash, cut into medium chunks
  • 4 pieces of aluminum foil (at least twice as long as the chicken pieces)

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine herbs, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  2. Place one piece of chicken in the middle of a piece of foil.
  3. Spread 1/4 of the herb mixture on top. Add 1/4 of the zucchini, fennel, and onions.
  4. Match the two shorter ends above the ingredients and roll it down. Roll in both sides.
  5. Grill over medium-high heat for 10-15 minutes depending on the thickness of your chicken.
  6. Open carefully to avoid a face full of steam.

 

Always use organic fruits and vegetables in these recipes.

Do you live in one of these Southern California Cities? Aguanga, Fallbrook, Hemet, Homeland, Lake Elsinore, Menifee, Murrieta, Temecula, Wildomar, or Winchester.  If you do, you can use the local organic fruits and vegetables in our harvest boxes for these recipes. 

 

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 Audrey Humaciu created this recipe for Harvest2U

Audrey is the Editor in Chef at That Recipe and VP of Creativity and Sarcasm at Munofore. When she’s not blogging about her eclectic interests from cooking and crafting to ornamental horticulture and the idiosyncrasies of the American language, she’s just your typical 40 something mom livin’ the life in the California burbs… without the minivan and overpriced coffee.

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