Tex Mex Chicken Packets

Categories: Chicken, Entrées


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Recipe Information

Serving Size

1 packet


Makes 7 servings

Nutrition Information

One serving is 250 calories, 11 g fat, 45 mg cholesterol, 250 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber, and 18 g protein


c = cup, T = tablespoon, t = teaspoon, lb = pound, oz = ounce, fl oz = fluid ounce, pkg = package


  • 1 can Pinto beans, drained and rinsed (15 oz)
  • 1 can Diced tomatoes, drained and rinsed (14.5 oz)
  • 1 can Corn, drained and rinsed (15 oz)
  • ½ c Onion, chopped
  • 1 lb Chicken breast, trimmed, cut into bite sizes pieces
  • 1½ c Taco Seasoning, Get Fresh! recipe
  • ½ c Cheese, Mexican blend, shredded, reduced fat


  1. PREHEAT oven to 375°F. In a large bowl, COMBINE all the ingredients and MIX well.
  2. PLACE 1 c of the mixture in a foil square (12 inch x 12 inch). FOLD up and PINCH the seams closed so it does not leak.
  3. PLACE the packets on a baking sheet and BAKE for 25-30 minutes.
  4. Once the chicken has cooked, OPEN foil packets and TOP each packet with 1 T of cheese.

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