Hawaiian Chicken in Foil Recipe

For a different flare to the usual burgers and dogs, this recipe for Hawaiian Chicken is sure to have campers wanting more. With some simple preplanning and minimal prep, this simple to make mouth watering recipe is easy on the schedule but heavy on the tastefulness score.

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You will need to pre-cook your rice, but the rest is done fireside. Prep times is approximately 15 minutes and cooking time is 30 minutes.

You will likely want to use a grill to make it easier to turn the foil packets, but it is possible to also cook it directly on coals. However, will may need to adjust your cooking time as contacting the coals directly may result in high temps and faster cooking.


  • 1.5lb of chopped or sliced chicken
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 sliced onion
  • Sliced red and green peppers (1 each)
  • Head of broccoli, chopped into florets
  • Chopped pineapple
  • Teriyaki sauce to taste


  • Fold your tin foil into a rectangle with a 1-inch rim. Double up on foil if you plan to use it as a plate.
  • Divide cooked rice between each foil rectangle.
  • Add chicken on top of the rice.
  • Surround the rice and chicken with sliced vegetables, pineapple, and broccoli.
  • Add teriyaki sauce to your liking.
  • Cover each rectangle with tin foil to seal the packets.
  • Place hot coals around each packet. Cook for 30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked all the way through.

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