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Thai Chicken Foil Packets

Filled with tender rice, chicken, veggies, cheese, and seasonings, all cooked in foil, this recipe will be a favorite!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Thai
Keyword Chicken Foil Packet Recipe, Thai Chicken Foil Packets
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 300kcal


Rice Base:

  • 1 ½ cups 5-minute white rice
  • 2 cups of water
  • Place the rice in a bowl and add the water. Let sit for 10 minutes

Filling, each ingredient divided among the four packets:

  • 2-3 chicken breasts cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons minced red onions
  • 3 teaspoons garlic minced
  • ½ cup carrot shredded
  • ½ cup baby spinach sliced into thin strips
  • Half of a zucchini sliced thin
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper chili flakes optional
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 ½ cups mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 cup sweet Thai chili sauce


  • Using one piece of foil spray the center of the foil with the nonstick spray.
  • Using a slotted spoon place 1/3 cup of drained rice on the foil.
  • Place one-fourth of the chicken pieces on top of the rice.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and ginger.
  • Add the vegetables on top of the chicken in the amounts desired.
  • Add chili flakes if desired, it does make it spicier!
  • Top with cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese.
  • Drizzle ¼ cup of sweet Thai chili sauce over the top of everything.
  • Bring the long edges of the foil to meet at the center and fold a crease together at the top and then roll the foil down but do not press the foil all the way down onto the food, leave a gap inside the foil for air to circulate around the food.
  • Fold at each end of the foil rolling towards the center and pressed together well.
  • Place on a 400-degree grill and cook for 9-10 minutes rotating packet position about halfway through.
  • Carefully remove hot packets from the grill. Make sure the chicken has reached an internal temperature of 160 degrees. You can cut an X in the top of the foil with scissors and eat it straight out of the foil (watch for steam escapinor transfer to a plate to enjoy.
  • You can drizzle more sweet sauce over the top if desired.



Calories: 300kcal