Foil Baked Chicken and Broccoli

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Delicious, filling, low-calorie, and easy-to-clean! Does it get any better?

What’s the best thing about this Foil Baked Chicken and Broccoli? There’s a three-way tie between how delicious it is, how healthy it is, and how easy it is to clean up! You don’t need the stovetop for this filling, nutrient-packed dinner. Plus, the only dish you will need to use is a baking sheet to put the foil packets on.

Foil Baked Chicken and Broccoli

Unlike other chicken and broccoli recipes, ours requires no oil, butter or any other ingredients that typically increase the fat or calorie count. Instead, a simple mix of spices creates tons of flavor and you get your veggies and meat in one easy packet. What could be better?

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Foil Baked Chicken and Broccoli

Want a recipe that's easy and delicious? This recipe is super easy to prepare and it's healthy!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Yield 2 people
Serving Size 1 packet
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Author SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

  • 1 head broccoli cut into medium florets
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 2 boneless and skinless chicken breasts (6 to 8 ounces each)
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground sage
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • kosher salt to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray two large sheets of foil with nonstick spray leaving space around the edges to roll.
  • Place half the broccoli in the center of each piece and drizzle the water over top. On top of the broccoli, places the chicken and season with remaining ingredients.
  • Carefully fold the edges of the foil over the chicken and broccoli and place on a baking sheet. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Before opening, cut a slit into each packet to allow steam to release. Unfold and serve!

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1packet | Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 234mg | Potassium: 1379mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1928IU | Vitamin C: 273mg | Calcium: 154mg | Iron: 3mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 5
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Diabetic-Friendly

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Adapted from Kraft.

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