I have a simple and tasty recipe for you today,
the second day of my
“Kid Friendly Recipe Week”.
This is the standard tin foil dinner I make for my son Mark each and every month when he heads off to camp with his scout troop.
It is a hearty, simple meal made up of pan
fried chicken and potatoes that are smothered in BBQ sauce.
Mark loves it.
Requests it every time.
I love Mark.
I make it every time.
Alright….sometimes he ends up taking
Little Caesars Pizza for his tin foil dinner.
What can I say! There are 5 children
in this family
If you wanted to make this for your family for dinner…you could! Just double or triple the recipe, throw it in a 9X13 pan, cover with foil and bake for about 20 minutes. You will be good to go!
Tin Foil Dinner for Scout Camp
Yield: Serves 1 hungry scout
Time: 20 minutes
Recipe from Jamie Cooks It Up!
1 large russet potato, chopped with the skins still on
1 large chicken breast, cut into pieces
2 T butter
Johnny’s Season Salt
Freshly Cracked Pepper
1/4 C BBQ sauce
1. In a large skillet melt 1 T of the butter over medium heat. Add your chicken pieces and sprinkle with seasoned salt and cracked pepper. Cook until golden brown on the out side.
2. Set chicken aside and melt the other T of butter in the skillet. Add the potatoes to the skillet, sprinkle a bit more seasoned salt and pepper and cook until golden brown.
3. On a large piece of tin foil place the chicken and potatoes. Pour the BBQ sauce over the top of the chicken and potatoes. Wrap the tin foil up and over the dinner. Wrap it in another sheet or two of foil.
4. Throw it in the fridge until it’s time to go, then send it in a cooler with your dear boy. Mark tells me that he places the tin foil dinner on the hot coals of the fire. Not directly in the flames. It should heat through in about 15-20 minutes.
Send your boy to scout camp with a hug and a kiss as well.
Don’t let too many folks see you kiss him….this will ensure that he’ll want to keep giving you those kisses. I sure hope they don’t ever run out….