Tin Foil Dinner with Chicken
1st Pasadena Guides
The first time we tried to cook chicken in
foil, we left the skin on it. It was a flop because we found that
the vegetables cooked, as did the skin of the chicken, but the
skin sealed the meat of the chicken causing it not to thoroughly
cook. So we now debone and deskin our chicken.
We cut the chicken in cubes, and when you have
your vegetable choices made we added a bit (approx. 1 tsp. to
1tblsp) of butter/margarine (or low fat butter/margarine) to the
ingredients before wrapping in foil!
If you make sure the foil wrap is done tight,
and sealed well, the moisture from the vegetables, chicken and
butter/margarine will stay in the foil and will be enough to cook
your meat. It has worked for us, and some of our girls loved it
over the ground meat!
The biggest trick to a foil dinner is making
sure that the foil is wrapped well, and you have a enough layers.
Make sure that you get the "expensive" foil because the
cheap foil will actually burn in the coals! And then burn your