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Pineapple BBQ Chicken Foil Pack Dinners Recipe

Hawaiian BBQ Chicken made in a foil pack over the campfire, grill or even in the oven!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: campfire recipe, camping meal, grill recipe, tin foil dinner
Servings: 6
Calories: 269kcal


  • Grill
  • Small Mixing Bowl
  • Whisk
  • Aluminum Foil


  • 15.25 ounces pineapple slices 1 can, in 100% pineapple juice
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 red bell pepper (cut into bite-sized pieces)
  • 1 green bell pepper (cut into bite-sized pieces)
  • 4 green onions diced
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • Preheat grill to high heat.
  • Drain juice from pineapple slices into a small mixing bowl.
  • Whisk in barbecue sauce, minced garlic, and soy sauce; set aside.
  • Place 6 pieces of foil (approx. 12"x18") on a clean working surface and spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Place a chicken breast in the center of each piece of foil.
  • Divide pineapple slices, peppers and green onions evenly on top of each chicken breast.
  • Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Reserve 1/2 cup barbecue pineapple sauce; set aside.
  • Drizzle remaining barbecue sauce evenly over foil packs.
  • Fold the ends of the foil together and seal open ends closed tightly.
  • Place foil packs on the grill and close lid.
  • Cook for 15-20 minutes, turning over halfway through, until chicken is cooked through and peppers are tender.
  • Carefully open foil packs and serve with reserved barbecue sauce, if desired.


  • To cook in the oven, follow the recipe directions to prepare your dinner, then place foil packs on a baking sheet and cook at 375 degrees F for 35-40 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and peppers are tender.


Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 792mg | Potassium: 725mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 951IU | Vitamin C: 51mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1mg