Southwestern Chicken Packets from Reynolds Wrap®


Spice up your barbeque with these juicy and flavorful Southwest chicken packets. Loaded with peppers, onions and sweet corn, they are sure to be a dinner the whole family will enjoy. Brought to you by Reynolds Kitchens®.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
4 servings


  • 1 sheet Reynolds Wrap® Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil

  • ½ cup olive oil, divided

  • ¼ cup lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons chili powder

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 2 pounds chicken breast tenders

  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch strips

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch strips

  • ½ onion, chopped

  • 2 jalapeno peppers, cut into 1/4-inch rings

  • 2 ears sweet corn, removed from cob

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine 1/3 cup olive oil, lime juice, chili powder, brown sugar, cumin, paprika, and garlic powder in a large resealable plastic bag. Mix thoroughly to combine. Add chicken tenders and fully coat. Transfer to refrigerator and marinate for 2 hours.

  2. Preheat grill to 425 degrees F. Combine red pepper, yellow pepper, onion, jalapenos, and corn in a large bowl. Drizzle with remaining olive oil and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Center one-fourth of the pepper mixture evenly on a sheet of Reynolds Wrap Aluminum Foil. Place two marinated chicken tenders on top of pepper mixture.

  4. Bring up foil sides. Double-fold top and ends to seal packet, leaving room for heat circulation inside. Repeat to make four packets.

  5. Grill 15 to 20 minutes in covered grill, or until chicken is chicken is tender and juices run clear or meat thermometer reads 165 degrees F.

Cook's Note:

Foil packets are a quick and easy way to prepare delicious meals with no clean up.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

584 Calories
34g Fat
20g Carbs
50g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 584
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 44%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 129mg 43%
Sodium 205mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 50g
Vitamin C 53mg 265%
Calcium 62mg 5%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 755mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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