If you are looking for a great camping meal idea, try my Backcountry Loomis Potatoes.  It's a complete hearty meal cooked over a campfire.  It can be prepared the day before, so you can spend more time enjoying your adventure . For other ideas, please visit Loomis Adventures .

Potatoes (I prefer red, but any will do)
Olive Oil
Garlic Salt
Aluminum Foil

Step 1: Prepare Ingredients

Cut up potatoes, onion, chicken, and butter.  I am a big eater, so I normally use a couple boneless skinless chicken thighs or a large chicken breast, 3 medium sized red potatoes, and 1 small onion.  You can adjust the proportions according to the appetite of those you are cooking for.  I normally use 2-3 tablespoons of butter.
I first had something like this dish in a reststop somewhere in the midwest U.S. when another trucker pulled a foil packet from under his trucks hood, Since then Ive made many variations, sausage, beef chunks, hotdogs, chicken, frozen meatballs. different veggies like cauliflower or brocolli, brussel sprouts etc. Packaged seasonings and gravys store easy in a truck and its amazing how the same basic ingrediants change when you use onion soup or beef gravy mix. Double wrap in foil and cook on the exhaust manifold for 3-400 miles
Love cooking this way, nice touch adding the chicken. Comfort food on a snowy camp-out is crucial!

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