Mediterranean Chicken Packets

Grilled dinner ready in just 45 minutes! Enjoy this Mediterranean-style herbed chicken and vegetables recipe made with olives!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
package (4 oz) crumbled basil-and-tomato feta cheese*
2
tablespoons grated lemon peel
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
4
roma (plum) tomatoes, each cut into 3 slices
1
small red onion, finely chopped (1 cup)
20
pitted Kalamata olives
  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. In small bowl, mix cheese, lemon peel and oregano.
  • 2 Cut four 18x12-inch sheets of heavy-duty foil. Place 1 chicken breast, 3 tomato slices, 1/4 cup onion and 5 olives on one side of each sheet of foil. Spoon one-fourth of cheese mixture over chicken and vegetables on each sheet.
  • 3 Fold foil over chicken and vegetables so edges meet. Seal edges, making tight 1/2-inch fold; fold again. Allow space on sides for circulation and expansion.
  • 4 Cover and grill packets over medium heat 20 to 25 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°). Place packets on plates. Cut large X across top of each packet; fold back foil.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    260
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    100mg
    100%;
    Sodium
    560mg
    560%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    7g
    7%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    31g
    31%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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