Basil Chicken Packets

Basil Chicken Packets


  • 4 sheets (300mm x 450mm each) Bacofoil Non-Stick Foil
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (1 to 1 1/4 lbs in total)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 medium butternut squash, sliced
  • 1 medium red pepper, cut in rings
  • Freshly ground pepper


  1. PREHEAT oven to 450°F/230°C or grill to medium-high.
  2. CENTRE one chicken breast half on each sheet of Bacofoil Non-Stick. Combine parsley, lemon peel, basil and salt; sprinkle over chicken. Top with butternut squash and red pepper. Sprinkle chicken and vegetables with pepper.
  3. BRING up foil sides. Double fold top and ends to seal packet, leaving room for heat circulation inside. Repeat to make four packets.
  4. BAKE 16 to 18 minutes on a baking tray in oven OR GRILL 11 to 13 minutes under grill.

Cook Time

11-18 mins