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Lemon Chicken Pasta Foil Dinner

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Get dinner on the table in less that 30 minutes with nearly no cleanup at all thanks to this delicious Lemon Chicken Pasta Foil Dinner!

If you like easy chicken dinners as much as we do, be sure to try out a few more of our favorites – Homemade Chicken Fingers, Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry, and Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps.


This recipe for Lemon Chicken Primavera was one of the first dinners I made for my husband when we were first married that actually turned out good! (And that didn’t happen often, you guys!) So if a novice newlywed can make it, I am confident that literally everyone can make it!

Over the years this lemon chicken pasta has not only become our family’s favorite foil dinners, it is actually one of our most-favorite dinners, period. This delicious lemon pasta is light, zesty, buttery and fresh… and it is ready in about 25 minutes!

How to Make a Foil Dinner

I made a 2-minute video showing you exactly how to prepare the perfect foil packet, including tips for this delicious recipe.

And here is the simple recipe –

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Lemon Chicken Pasta Foil Dinner

These foil dinners are made in individual portion sizes, so multiply the ingredients below by the number of people you are cooking for.
Course dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword 30 minutes or less, chicken, foil dinner, pasta, vegetables
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 1 person
Calories 350 kcal


  • 1 sheet (12x18-inchefoil
  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/3 package of frozen stir-fry vegetables with pasta such as Chicken Voila!
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • A pinch of grated peel and juice from 1 lemon divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Center 1 chicken breast on sheet of foil. Arrange stir-fry vegetable mixture around chicken; top with butter. Sprinkle with water, lemon peel, garlic salt and basil.
  3. Bring up foil sides. Double fold top and ends to seal packet, leaving room for heat circulation inside.
  4. Bake 22 to 24 minutes on a cookie sheet.
  5. Squeeze lemon juice over chicken, serve and ENJOY!

Recipe Notes

You can also grill this recipe using a covered grill at medium/high heat for 10 to 12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Chicken Pasta Foil Dinner
Amount Per Serving
Calories 350
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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