Back Country Cuisine Chicken Carbonara

This meal is light to carry and provides tasty, fast nourishing food for adventure with a freeze dried chicken and pasta dish, served in a creamy Italian style sauce.


  • Light – the pouch weighs one third of the meal it makes
  • Fast – ready to eat in 10 to 15 minutes
  • Tasty – tastes good enough to finish the meal
  • Convenient – eat the meal straight from the pouch to reduce clean up
  • Long shelf life – meals produced with a four year best before date
  • New Zealand made



Serves per pack 1. Net weight 90g. Preparation: Add 250 ml (1 cup or AORAKI fill line) of boiling water to meal pouch. Stir and stand for 10-15 minutes. Serving size 340g (once prepared)

Per Serve

Energy 1720kJ (411Cal), Protein 21.8g, Fat - total 15.3g, Fat - saturated 6.4g, Carbohydrate - total 45.8g, Carbohydrate - sugars 8.6g, Sodium 1140mg

Per 100g

Energy 506kJ (121Cal), Protein 6.4g, Fat - total 4.5g, Fat - saturated 1.9g, Carbohydrate - total 13.5g, Carbohydrate - sugars 2.5g, Sodium 336mg


Serves per pack 1. Net weight 175g. Preparation: Add 500 ml (2 cups or MT EVEREST fill line) of boiling water to meal pouch. Stir and stand for 10-15 minutes. Serving size 675g (once prepared)

Per Serve

Energy 3340kJ (797Cal), Protein 41.7g, Fat - total 29.3g, Fat - saturated 12.3g, Carbohydrate - total 89.9g, Carbohydrate - sugars 17.3g, Sodium 2230mg

Per 100g

Energy 494kJ (118Cal), Protein 6.2g, Fat - total 4.3g, Fat - saturated 1.8g, Carbohydrate - total 13.3g, Carbohydrate - sugars 2.6g, Sodium 330mg


Pasta (31%) (durum wheat), sauce (maltodextrin, whey powder (milk), thickener (1442), salt, cream powder (milk), starch, sugar, vegetables, yeast extract, flavours (milk) (flavour enhancers (627, 631, 635), hydrolysed vegetable protein, canola oil, herbs & spices, acidity regulator (citric acid)), chicken dices (22%) (chicken, salt, mineral salt (451, 450)), onion, parmesan cheese (contains milk), egg (3.5%), corn, cheese (contains milk), milk powder (contains milk, emulsifier (soy lecithin)), salt, chives


Contains wheat, egg, milk, soybeans. May contain traces of oats, crustacea, fish, tree nuts, sesame seeds


Collections: Food & Flavour, Hiking

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