Banging Barbecue Chicken and Vegetables

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Banging Barbecue Chicken and Vegetables

Can I say, there are some days when I just don’t have time to cook a huge meal for my family! But I’ve learned if I plan accordingly I can still have a yummy meal and it doesn’t have to be something extravagant or take forever to cook! This Banging Barbecue Chicken and Vegetables is perfect for this situation!

Since my husband is a pastor, he typically has more flexible hours than me so he can usually start a recipe prior to me getting home. My kids also get involved. I have a 35-40 minute drive to and from work each day (homesteading is not my day job) and I use that time wisely. I will occasionally talk with my kids on the phone and walk them through the prep for a recipe so I can start cooking when I get home.

This is one meal that is easy to prepare because all the ingredients are compiled in aluminum foil and bake together. My husband and kids had the meal in the oven and the table set when I got home! Woohoo! Win, win! I didn’t have to cook and I have more time with my family!

Banging BBQ Chicken and Vegetables

The foil packs also make for easy cleanup! Once the cooking is done, the ingredients can be transferred to a plate and the foil can be trashed!

Banging BBQ Chicken and Vegetables

This recipe is one of the recipes in my Meal Planning list and you can definitely tell why!

Banging Barbecue Chicken and Vegetables – Recipe


Banging Barbecue Chicken and Vegetables

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 4 4 oz boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 zucchini sliced into thin rounds
  • 1 red or green bell pepper cut into thin strips
  • 8 asparagus spears
  • salt and pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 400ยบ.

  2. Prepare two sheets of aluminum foil (sized to fit around the chicken breasts) and place the sheets on top of one another.

  3. Place on chicken breast on each set of aluminum foil sheets and season with salt and pepper.

  4. Brush each chicken breast with one to two tablespoons of barbecue sauce.

  5. Divide vegetables equally and add to chicken breasts. Season with salt and pepper.

  6. Drizzle chicken and vegetables with a little olive oil.

  7. Seal packets closed and add to a baking sheet.

  8. Cook for 25 minutes or until done.

  9. Remove from oven, open foil packs and put under broiler for 3-4 minutes.

  10. Optional - Brush with more barbecue sauce.

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