Chicken Fajita Foil Packet Recipe

This delectable Chicken Fajita Foil Packet Recipe is perfect for camping enthusiasts and outdoor lovers.

This recipe combines traditional fajita’s zesty flavors with the simplicity and ease of campfire cooking.

our individual chicken fajita foil packets, each wrapped in aluminum foil

The aroma of tender chicken, vibrant bell peppers, and onions infused with a blend of spices will tantalize your senses, making it a hit for your next camping trip.

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Ideal for a fuss-free yet delicious meal, this recipe offers a fantastic way to enjoy a classic dish in the great outdoors.

four separate foil packets of chicken fajita

Chicken Fajita Foil Packet Recipe

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • 2 bell peppers preferably different colors, sliced
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Fresh cilantro chopped (for garnish)
  • 4 large aluminum foil sheets


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the sliced chicken, bell peppers, onion, and minced garlic.
  • Drizzle the mixture with olive oil, ensuring all ingredients are evenly coated.
  • Sprinkle chili powder, paprika, ground cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper over the chicken and vegetables. Toss everything together until well mixed.
  • Lay out the aluminum foil sheets and evenly divide the chicken and vegetable mixture among them.
  • Squeeze lime juice over each portion and fold the foil over the ingredients, sealing the edges to form a packet.
  • Place the foil packets on a grill over the campfire or on a camping stove, cooking for about 15-20 minutes, turning halfway through the cooking time.
  • Carefully open the packets (watch out for the steam), check that the chicken is fully cooked, and if so, garnish with fresh cilantro.
  • Serve hot, directly from the foil packets, for a rustic and enjoyable camping meal.
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ingredients for chicken fajita foil packets recipe

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Susan  -  I love camping and everything that goes along with it. I live in a part of the states that has four seasons so I mostly just go during the summer. I find the best camping hacks and the best camping equipment, so you don't have to.

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