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!
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 –
Lemon Chicken Pasta Foil Dinner
- 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
Preheat oven to 450°F.
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.
Bring up foil sides. Double fold top and ends to seal packet, leaving room for heat circulation inside.
Bake 22 to 24 minutes on a cookie sheet.
Squeeze lemon juice over chicken, serve and ENJOY!
You can also grill this recipe using a covered grill at medium/high heat for 10 to 12 minutes.