Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Chicken Hobo

Warm weather = grilling at Decor and the Dog!

One of our favorite recipes is Chicken Hobo.  It’s yummy and quick.  Our favorite combination…

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How do you make this delicious aluminum foil pocket of goodness?  Easy.

First you spray some aluminum foil with Pam (or your cooking spray of choice)….~1 foot piece for each pocket that you want to make.

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Chop up some potatoes.  The smaller the better.  They cook faster that way.  We don’t have a set amount…depends on how hungry you are that night and how much carby-delciousness you are looking for…

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Do not call Ghostbusters on my pasty skin…I have a knife…and no, this photo was not staged.  I do occasionally spend some time in the kitchen.  Nate did, however, fire me from cutting potatoes shortly after taking this photo because I wasn’t cutting them small enough. I like my fingers. Whatever…

Place potatoes on greased aluminum foil.  Add salt and pepper to taste…

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Add some butter (again to taste…we use about 1 Tablespoon per packet) and a raw chicken breast.  Season chicken breast with salt, pepper, and onion powder…

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Fold up the pouch so nothing can escape and place on the grill for 20 minutes (or until chicken is thoroughly cooked)…rotating the pouch about half way through…

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Mess with the dog while it’s cooking…

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When you’re done grilling, top with bacon (the refrigerated kind…is there any other way?) and shredded cheese.  Enjoy!

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What’s your favorite grilling recipe?  Do share!!

13 comments:

  1. Just found your blog and as a fellow Iowan, love it.
    As for grilling, I love grilled corn with lime butter and we do the packets like you except use sweet potatoes and onions/peppers. So good since the sweet potatoes kind of carmelize a bit!

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  2. That looks awesome!! I am going to have to try it! I wonder if you can cook that in a baking dish in the oven???? I might try that this weekend!
    Love your blog and am voting for you daily!

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  3. Um...YUMMY! That is going on our menu for next week. Looks simple quick and delicious! Thanks for great idea!

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  4. So simple. Why do I always make things more complicated than they need to be. I have chicken and potatoes on hand. Guess what's for dinner?

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  5. Okay, I'm stealing this one. No clean up = Mindy's new favorite recipe!
    My favorite grill racipe is this one for potato-rosemary pizza & my hubby's favorite for buffalo chicken pizza on the grill!

    http://fisilis.wordpress.com/2011/04/26/pizza-on-the-grill/

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  6. Yumo! I totally want to try this recipe. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. pizza on the grill is my favorite grilling meal...corn on the cob is awesome on the grill too!

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  8. My family calls these tinfoil dinners - but make them with hamburger. I haven't had one since I gave up beef several years ago. I may have to pull up your recipe so I can join in the fun again.

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  9. Omg, this looks soooooo good.
    Way better than what I just ate for lunch today.

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  10. WIll try this Sunday for grill day. Thanks!

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  11. Sounds delish! I've got it bookmarked.

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  12. I love easy recipes and this one sounds easy, at least when you are cooking it. I'll give it a go.

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  13. That looks yummy!! I'm going to add that to EN.

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