Barbecued Chicken in Foil

Southern Living
Makes 4 servings


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8 chicken legs
4 small ears frozen corn, thawed
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 cup barbecue sauce
1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
Toppings: barbecue sauce, shredded Cheddar cheese, chopped green onions


Prep: 15 Minutes
Bake: 40 Minutes

Tear off 4 (18- x 12-inch) sheets of aluminum foil; lightly grease 1 side of each sheet.

Place 2 chicken legs and 1 ear of corn in center on lightly greased side of each foil sheet. Sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper; drizzle corn evenly with butter. Spoon barbecue sauce evenly over chicken; top evenly with beans.

Bring together 2 sides of each foil sheet over ingredients, and double fold with about 1-inch-wide folds. Double fold each end to form a packet, leaving room for heat circulation inside packet. Place packets on a baking sheet.

Bake at 450° for 40 minutes. Carefully open packets to prevent burns from hot steam. Serve with desired toppings.

Created date

September 2004