Campsite Cooking: Quick, Easy Fiesta Chicken Packet Dinners

Cooking Connection: Fiesta Chicken Packet Dinners 

Fiesta Chicken Packet Dinners

Serves 4


1 15 oz can black or pinto beans, drained and rinsed

½ cup Salsa of choice

1 ½ cups frozen corn kernels, thawed

½ cup chopped cilantro

2 teaspoons taco seasoning

1 medium red bell pepper, chopped

Salt and pepper to taste

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, (6 oz each) or boneless pork chops

1 cup shredded cheese of choice


  1. Heat gas or charcoal briquettes on the grill. If cooking in an oven, heat the oven to 375F. Cut 4 sheets of heavy-duty foil 18×12 inches.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine beans, salsa, corn, cilantro, taco seasoning, and bell pepper. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Divide the chicken breasts between 4 packets, Top each breast with mixture.
  4. Bring up sides of foil and fold over making a ½ inch fold and fold again. Fold other sides to seal.
  5. Place on grill and cook 20 minutes, turning a half-turn halfway. If cooking in the oven cook for 35 minutes or until the temperature reaches 165 degrees.
  6. Remove packs from oven or grill and open carefully, placing shredded cheese on top, let stand to melt.
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