BBQ Chicken Parcels

nz summer recipes chicken parcels
This wonderful chicken recipe for the BBQ is a superb meal for one or make as many as you need! This chicken recipe makes little foil packets that you just throw on the BBQ hotplate - no dishes.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Servings 1 person


  • 1 piece of chicken breast or leg
  • salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • dash of paprika to taste
  • sprinkle of dry mustard or mixed herbs to taste
  • 1 sliced medium tomato
  • 1 sliced medium potato
  • 1 sliced medium onion
  • 2 whole mushrooms
  • 2 slices of green capsicum
  • 1 to 2 tbsp tomato juice
  • knob of butter


  • Place chicken piece - skin side down in centre of foil sheet.
  • Sprinkle with salt, pepper, paprika and mustard.
  • Arrange vegetables on top of chicken, sprinkle with tomato juice and dot with butter.
  • Fold foil over the chicken and vegetables and fold the open ends over and over toward the food pressing each 'seal' firmly.
  • Place packets on medium to hot barbeque grill - cook for approx. 1 hour until tender, turning packets carefully every 15 mins.


Tips: Packets may also be cooked in a hot oven 200C - 230C for approx 1 hour or until tender. You can also try fish and lamb rather than chicken.
Keyword dairy free, gluten free, keto, low carb
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