Lemon Chicken and Potatoes Foil Packet Recipe

Indulge in the flavors of the great outdoors with this Lemon Chicken and Potatoes Foil Packet Recipe, tailor-made for camping enthusiasts.

This dish marries the zesty freshness of lemon, thyme and rosemary, with the hearty essence of chicken and potatoes, all conveniently cooked over a campfire or grill.

4 foil packets of lemon chicken and potatoes

Designed for ease and efficiency, it’s the perfect recipe to enrich your outdoor cooking repertoire, blending simplicity with gourmet appeal.

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Get ready to treat yourself and your fellow campers to a meal that’s as enjoyable to prepare as it is to savor.

four opened aluminum foil packets of lemon chicken and potatoes recipe

Lemon Chicken And Potatoes Foil Packet Recipe

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 lemons thinly sliced
  • 4 medium potatoes thinly sliced
  • 1 red onion thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves of garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 large aluminum foil sheets


  • Preheat your grill or campfire to medium heat.
  • Slice the potatoes, onions, and lemons.
  • Mince the garlic.
  • Lay out a large sheet of aluminum foil.
  • Place a portion of the sliced potatoes in the center of the foil.
  • Season potatoes with salt, pepper, and half of the dried thyme and rosemary.
  • Place a chicken breast on top of the potatoes.
  • Drizzle chicken with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle chicken with more salt, pepper, and the remaining herbs.
  • Add a few lemon slices on top of the chicken.
  • Sprinkle minced garlic over the chicken.
  • Add a layer of red onion slices over the chicken.
  • Fold the aluminum foil to seal the packet tightly.
  • Repeat steps 4-13 for the remaining ingredients, creating individual packets.
  • Place the foil packets on the grill or over the campfire.
  • Cook for about 20-25 minutes, ensuring the chicken is thoroughly cooked and potatoes are tender.
  • Carefully open the packets to serve, being cautious of the steam.
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ingredients for the lemon chicken and potatoes packet 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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