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Foiled Chicken

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


    •1 small green pepper, chopped
    •½ small red pepper, chopped
    •10 mushrooms, chopped
    •4 chicken breasts (4 to 6 ounces each)
    •1 can pineapple slices (8 ounces)
    •nonstick cooking spray or 1 teaspoon butter
    •garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste
    •four squares heavy duty foil (16 x 16 inches)


    •Divide the bell peppers and mushrooms into four equal amounts. Coat a small area in the center of the foil with cooking spray or a small amount of butter. Place a portion of peppers and mushrooms on the greased area of the foil. Top with a chicken breast and a pineapple slice. Season with garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste. Fold the foil securely and check for leaks. Place on the coals for 10 to 15 minutes per side, or until a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of a chicken breast reads 170 F.

    Makes 4 servings.

    Per serving: 190 calories and 4.5 grams (g) fat.
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