Chicken & Sweet Potato Grill Packets with Peppers & Onions

Chicken & Sweet Potato Grill Packets with Peppers & Onions

4 Reviews
From: EatingWell.com, May 2018

Cook your whole meal in a packet on the grill with this easy veggie-loaded recipe. The Mexican-inspired seasoning makes the chicken and veggies taste great served with warm tortillas and your favorite taco toppings for a healthy dinner.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast (about 2 large), cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 5 cups peeled and cubed sweet potatoes (about 2 medium)
  • 5 cups diced red bell peppers (about 2 small)
  • 1 large red onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 small lime, cut into 6 wedges

Preparation

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  1. Preheat grill to medium-high. Cut six 12-inch lengths of heavy-duty foil. Coat each piece with cooking spray.
  2. Combine chicken, sweet potatoes, peppers, onion, garlic, salt, chili powder, cumin and oregano in large bowl; stir to coat thoroughly. Evenly divide the chicken mixture among the foil sheets (place on the side coated with cooking spray). Gather together the long ends of each foil piece, then fold up its open ends to form a packet.
  3. Cook until the vegetables are tender and lightly charred, turning halfway through, about 20 minutes total. Serve right away (be careful of steam when opening the packets), with lime wedges.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1⅓ cups
  • Per serving: 241 calories; 3 g fat(1 g sat); 7 g fiber; 34 g carbohydrates; 20 g protein; 82 mcg folate; 55 mg cholesterol; 11 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 19,777 IU vitamin A; 166 mg vitamin C; 61 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 502 mg sodium; 949 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (396% daily value), Vitamin C (277% dv), Folate (20% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 2½ lean protein, 2 vegetable, 1 starch

Reviews 4

September 05, 2018
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By: Burns
I made this recipe exactly except for halving everything as I was only cooking for 2. I made it in the oven like a previous reviewer. We really enjoyed this in tortillas and will definitely have it again.
September 03, 2018
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By: Maryann
To have a question, how can two small red peppers diced make 5 cups of red peppers as stated? The same for two medium sweet potatoes to 5 cups diced.
August 31, 2018
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By: jackstng
Extremely tasty and just as billed with a whole lot of veggies and just a bit of protein. Plenty of room for a small tortilla and taco sides. Everyone at the table was happy. I did it in the oven in two pans. The bottom with aluminium and covered with aluminium for 20 min at 425 degrees. Then I took off the top aluminium cover and left them open to bake some more for another 15 min. Just right.
August 01, 2018
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By: AISTRUP
This was a very tasty and easy supper to throw on the grill. I didn't make separate foil packets, just made one large foil pack and grilled a little longer. I served it with tortillas, Greek yogurt and shredded cheese. Yummmmm!!
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