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Grocery List for Three Meals at the Hunting Camp

18 Oct

For me, one of the most difficult things to plan for when heading out for a weekend at the hunting camp is what groceries to take.  I don’t want to take so much food that it will end up back in the cooler and brought home again.  Also, we don’t always want to grill for every meal so I figured out a way to get three meals out of one evening at the BBQ grill.

With the list of groceries that I’m going to share, you can prepare grilled chicken and vegetables, huevos rancheros, and grilled chicken tacos; one evening at the grill, three meals.  Of course some of the veggies can vary according to preference.  The veggies needed for the tacos and huevos rancheros will be indicated.

Grocery list:

  • chicken thighs (about 2 for each person plus one extra per person for the tacos)
  • one red bell pepper per person (bell pepper will also be used in the tacos)
  • 1 small onion per person, thinly sliced (can be served with the chicken, will be used in huevos rancheros and tacos)
  • 1 jalapenño per person, stem end, seeds removed (will be used in the huevos rancheros and tacos)
  • other veggie of choice to grill for dinner the first night, suggestions include, asparagus, yellow or zucchini squash (or calabaza if you can get it),  or whatever you prefer
  • olive oil or olive oil cooking spray
  • seasoned salt
  • 2 eggs per person
  • 2 cans of fire roasted tomatoes
  • Flour tortillas, the cook-yourself kind if you can find them in the refrigerated biscuit section of your grocer
  • grated cheddar cheese for tacos

Along with the items on the grocery list, pick up a stack of small aluminum pans.  They make clean up so much easier.

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Cut ends off peppers, remove seeds and inner membrane, remove stem from squash and quarter length-wise, quarter onion, coat with olive oil and sprinkle liberally with seasoned salt

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Set hot charcoal on one side.  Place aluminum pan with seasoned chicken on opposite side.

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After chicken has cooked for a while, add veggies and cook until chicken is cooked through and veggies are tender.

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Meal one.

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Meal two:  Take leftover onions, jalapeno pepper, and half can of fire-roasted tomatoes. Heat through. Push off to one side.  Add eggs and cook as desired.  We prefer our eggs over easy.

 

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My favorite canned tomatoes!

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Meal Three:  Chicken Tacos.   Heat up some flour tortillas.

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Chop up leftover chicken.

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Combine and heat chicken, other half of the canned tomatoes, any leftover grilled onion and jalapeno.

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Great chicken tacos

 

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7 responses to “Grocery List for Three Meals at the Hunting Camp

  1. thedeerslayerswife

    October 18, 2017 at 3:01 pm

    Jim, I’d love to create a source that allows planners and list-makers like ourselves to share ideas that make planning hunting/camping trips more seamless. Thanks for the compliment!

     
  2. David

    October 18, 2017 at 6:22 pm

    Hope you are having great hunts!

     
    • thedeerslayerswife

      October 18, 2017 at 6:45 pm

      We’re looking forward to a wonderful season. I’m loving going through the freezer to cook up the game we have left to make room for the new meat.

       
  3. Jim Holmes

    October 18, 2017 at 6:31 pm

    Great post with some really good sounding meals. I am pleased to see other organized people doing this kind of planning. I am a planner and list maker. And I enjoy seeing others doing that kind of thing! Thanks for sharing.

    Jim Holmes

    Texas

     
  4. jaicommunity

    October 18, 2017 at 8:29 pm

    Looks fabulous- 👍🏻

     
  5. Liz

    October 31, 2017 at 9:49 am

    I agree the chicken tacos look awesome!

     

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