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Chicken Dinner In Foil
by Kent Villard
Make dinner tonight all in one package. Gather up the
foil edges and bake these individual servings, ready to eat in one hour.
No pots and pans!
Chicken Dinner in Foil
2 1/2 to 3 lb frying chicken, quartered
salt and pepper
1 package gravy mix or 1 envelope onion or chicken soup mix
1 1/2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
1 to 1 1/2 cups frozen french fries
Sprinkle chicken on all sides with salt and pepper. On each of four large heavy duty foil squares (18 x 12 inches), place 1/4 chicken.
Sprinkle each with about 2 tsp dry chicken gravy mix; place about 1/2 cup frozen vegetables and 7 or 8 potato pieces with chicken.
Wrap each foil dinner, folding edges over twice and sealing; place on cookie sheet.
Bake at 400° or grill over hot coals for about 1 hour until thickest part of chicken is tender.
The Perfect Dinner: Fine Food Cooked With Foil
by Jacqueline Mallorca
Dinner is a meal that aspires to perfection, and with this cookbook,
a perfect dinner--for one or two, the family or guests--has seldom
been simpler to plan and prepare. Throughout
the collection of 110
recipes, aluminum foil is used to its best advantage, for fine food
quickly and easily prepared. In fact, foil-packet cookery is the
natural descendant of classic cuisine en papillote (cooking in
parchment), and 27 recipes for entres, side dishes and desserts
cooked in packets are included with illustrated techniques. The
seven chapters include: Vegetables, Rice, Poultry, Meats, Seafood,
Baking and Desserts, with well-informed notes on cook's tools,
ingredients, techniques and resources.
About the Author:
Kent Villard publishes a Weekly Recipe on his website,
iChef.com. For more recipes, tips and hints visit
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