Easy Chicken and Veggie Packet

Grill chicken drumsticks with a tangy glaze, while seasoned veggies cook alongside.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup apricot preserves
1/4
cup chili sauce
1/2
teaspoon salt
8
chicken drumsticks
3
cups frozen broccoli, carrots and cauliflower, thawed, drained

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  • 1 Heat gas grill or coals. In small bowl, mix apricot preserves, chili sauce and salt. Reserve 2 tablespoons; set aside. When ready to grill, place drumsticks on gas grill over medium-high heat or on charcoal grill over medium-high coals. Cook 20 to 30 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (180°F), turning chicken occasionally and brushing with apricot mixture during last 10 minutes of cooking.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cut two 12x12-inch pieces of heavy-duty foil. Place vegetable mixture in center of 1 piece of foil. Top with reserved 2 tablespoons apricot mixture. Top with remaining piece of foil. Seal packet securely on all sides, allowing room for heat expansion. Place packet on grill. Cook 10 to 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  • 3 Open vegetable packet carefully to allow steam to escape. Serve vegetables with chicken.
  • 1 Heat gas grill or coals. In small bowl, mix apricot preserves, chili sauce and salt. Reserve 2 tablespoons; set aside. When ready to grill, place drumsticks on gas grill over medium-high heat or on charcoal grill over medium-high coals. Cook 20 to 30 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (180°F), turning chicken occasionally and brushing with apricot mixture during last 10 minutes of cooking.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cut two 12x12-inch pieces of heavy-duty foil. Place vegetable mixture in center of 1 piece of foil. Top with reserved 2 tablespoons apricot mixture. Top with remaining piece of foil. Seal packet securely on all sides, allowing room for heat expansion. Place packet on grill. Cook 10 to 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  • 3 Open vegetable packet carefully to allow steam to escape. Serve vegetables with chicken.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
30g
30%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 4 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.