Chicken and Stuffing: Easy Backpacking Meals

When searching for great tasting backpacking meals, look no further than your favorite thanksgiving dinner.  In this installment of our outdoor meal series, we feature a great backpacking meal called Chicken and Stuffing. Watch this quick video to see how this meal is made then see the full directions below.

Backpacking Meals = Chicken and Stuffing




At home:

Mix the following ingredients into a sealable plastic bag.

  • 1 Cup Stove Top Stuffing

  • 2/3 Cups dried cranberries

  • Add salt and pepper to taste


On the Trail:

Bring 1/4 cup of water to a boil. Add the above ingredients to the boiling water and let cook for 10 minutes. Add 1/2 a can of chicken breast or enough pouched chicken so it is blended at the desired amount of chicken.

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As you can see we score this Chicken and Stuffing backpacking meal at 3.8 out of 5 stars. It tastes good, is easy to cook and is pretty affordable. We suggest you give this backpacking recipe a try. If you do try it out, be sure to come back and leave us a comment below to let us know what you thought about it.

Are you looking for some other great backpacking meals? We got a total of 12 meals in our campsite cooking series. I suggest you take a look at our Cheesy Bacon Taters Recipe, Bangers and Mash, or this luxury backpacking meal.
Andy Hawbaker
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Andy Hawbaker
Andy is a hiker, backpacker, snowboarder and outdoor fanatic. When he isn't exploring the Rocky Mountains, burning marshmallows or scratching his dog behind the ear, he shares his experiences here on the Sierra Trading Post Blog.
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