Chicken in Foil

Dickey's Barbecue Pit Recipe

1 1/2 pounds chicken breast
1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
3 cups new potatoes, sliced
1 large onion, sliced
5 to 6 cloves garlic, crushed
1 (10 oz) package frozen English peas

Cut up the chicken into 6 individual portions and rub with the Cajun seasoning.  Cut 6 pieces of tin foil, about 12 inches long each, and place ½ cup sliced potato, 1/3 cup sliced carrot, a slice of raw onion, one garlic pod, and 2 to 3 tablespoons of English peas in each packet, along with a piece of raw chicken breast. Seal up the packets well and place in the refrigerator.  Forget about them until the next night.

The next night when you rush home from work, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  Place the packets in the oven and cook for 1 hour.  When these are finished cooking, the garlic and Cajun seasoning will give you a great smell in the kitchen.

Be sure to check one of the packs before you serve to make sure the chicken and vegetables are done.  I like to let each person open one of these up individually on his own plate.  That way he gets the great smell of the chicken and vegetables, and kids love it because it is something unusual to do.  Let them eat it right out of the tin foil with a piece of French bread to soak up the great juices.  They will love this dish and it’s a great shortcut to having a homemade dinner.