Friday, February 14, 2014
Chicken in a Pouch
Versatile, easy, healthy, delicious and no mess...my kind of meal.
4 - 5 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 12 oz bag of fresh green beans
2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
3 tbsp olive oil
3 tsp dried tarragon
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 large red onion, thinly sliced
1 tbsp white wine or chicken broth
4 tsp butter
2 tsp dried parsley
salt and pepper, to taste
parchment paper, 4-5 pieces about 12" by 16" each
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
I like to use Perdue's Perfect Portions Chicken Breasts. They are individually wrapped and the perfect thickness so no pound required. This also makes it easier to make the portions I need.
Season the chicken with pepper.
In a bowl combine the green beans, tomatoes, olive oil, tarragon, garlic, onions and salt and pepper to taste. Toss lightly to combine
Evenly portion out the bean mixture in the center of each piece of parchment paper, top with a chicken breast, evenly splash the tablespoon of white wine over the chicken.
Place 1 teaspoon of the butter on top of each chicken breast. Sprinkle the parsley over it.
Fold up two ends of the paper and roll down a couple of times. Then fold up edges and roll top down again. Repeat for the remaining meals. Place on baking sheet.
Roast the chicken 25 to 30 minutes and remove from the oven.
Serve the chicken packets on paper plates, open the parcels carefully and eat right out of the pouch.