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Santa Fe Chicken Foil Packets

Yields1 Serving

Looking for a delicious meal that is quick to make and grill-friendly? Santa Fe Chicken Foil Packets is what you are looking for. Get cooking now!

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 6 small boneless, skinless chicken breasts (or 3 large breasts cut in half)
 3 tbsp taco seasoning mix, divided
 1 ½ cups salsa
 15 oz (1 can) black beans, drained and rinsed
 yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced
 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
 lime, zested and juiced
 ½ cup shredded fiesta cheese blend
 ½ cup chopped green onions, for garnish
1

Prepare the grill according to the manufacturer's directions to burn at medium-high heat. Collect all ingredients for Santa Fe Chicken Foil Packets and set them aside

Santa Fe Chicken Foil Packets ingredients

2

Cut six 12 to 18-inch rectangle pieces of heavy-duty aluminum foil. Spritz the foil with nonstick cooking spray on the inside where the food will rest.

3

Season the chicken breast on both sides using taco seasoning, reserving the remaining seasoning. Place each chicken breast in the middle of a piece of aluminum foil.

Santa Fe Chicken Foil Packets - chicken breast on foil seasoned

4

In a large bowl, combine the salsa, beans, yellow bell pepper, red bell pepper, lime juice, lime zest, and the remaining taco seasoning.

Santa Fe Chicken Foil Packets - combined salsa beans yellow bell pepper red bell pepper lime juice lime zest and the remaining taco seasoning

5

Spoon ⅙ of the mixture over each piece of chicken.

Santa Fe Chicken Foil Packets - chicken with mixture over it

6

To fold the pockets, bring the long sides of the aluminum foil to melt over the chicken. Fold the ends of the aluminum foil together, folding twice to create a seam. Roll up the shorter ends of the aluminum foil at least twice to create a sealed pocket.

Santa Fe Chicken Foil Packets Foil packets on the Grill

7

Place the chicken packets on the grill and cover the grill. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes, rotating the packets halfway if needed so they each cook evenly. Check the chicken for an internal temperature of 165 degrees.

8

Remove the packets from the grill and carefully open add cheese. Reseal the packets to allow the cheese to melt.

9

Sprinkle with green onions prior to serving. Serve Santa Fe Chicken Foil Packets with additional lime, sour cream, avocado, or salsa if desired.

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