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Crumb-Coated Ranch Chicken Recipe

Crumb-Coated Ranch Chicken Recipe

How do you get so much flavor out of a five-ingredient-or-fewer recipe? Ranch dressing is the key! Enjoy this simple dish on busy weeknights or with company for special occasions. —LaDonna Reed, Ponca City, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 2 cups coarsely crushed cornflakes
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 400°. Place salad dressing in a shallow bowl. In a separate shallow bowl, mix cornflakes, Italian seasoning and garlic powder. Dip chicken in dressing, then in cornflake mixture, patting to help coating adhere.
  • 2. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake 30-35 minutes or until a thermometer reads 165°. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half : 495 calories, 20g fat (4g saturated fat), 99mg cholesterol, 642mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0g fiber), 37g protein .

Reviews for Crumb-Coated Ranch Chicken

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Angel182009 248030
Reviewed May. 9, 2016

"My family loves this recipe! I used crushed up saltine crackers in place of the cornflakes bc it what I had on hand."

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wiggles@vcu.org 238908
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2015

"Even if you leave out the garlic powder there is plenty of flavor."

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hotfudgesundae 234098
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2015

"Such a good recipe! A hit with my family. Definate keeper!"

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No_Time_To_Cook 233989
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2015

"Excellent and easy to make. I will be making this again soon!"

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ardy bare 233744
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2015

"very easy to prepare . I'd make it again"

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Judy Oldfield 233680
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2015

"Made this just as recipe says. It was delicious and have made it twice. Both times it was a hit. I liked that is was so easy to prepare. Even served cold, friends came back for seconds."

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RinIowa 233116
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2015

"Tasty chicken. I substituted crushed rice krispies for the corn flakes because no corn flakes in the house. I also used some sprinkled garlic granules in place of a tsp. of garlic powder. Nice change of pace for chicken."

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twinkiedog 233040
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2015

"So moist and tender! I was out of cornflakes, but I found some old pretzels in the pantry. I crushed them and used them instead. They worked great. I agree they could use a little more flavor, think I'll add some dry ranch mix to the coating next time."

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kindlefoster 232717
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2015

"Great recipe. My husband went back for more a couple times. So easy, quick, and moist. i plan on making this for some friends. It is a keeper:-)"

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kathidahl 231391
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2015

"Winner Winner. chicken dinner! Used parm as suggested."

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Susie77 231376
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2015

"Very tasty; even pleased my husband who is not a fan of chicken. I didn't have any ranch on hand so substituted zero-fat blue cheese. I also added a teaspoon of Taste of Home's California garlic pepper blend."

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PenelopeWin 96566
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2014

"This recipe was so easy and delicious. The chicken was so tender and it melted in my mouth. It was even great the next day reheated for lunch. I will make this again and again."

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mjlouk 168779
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2014

"Winner! Everyone liked it! Kids even asked for seconds!"

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MarineMom_texas 96565
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2014

"This is a good basic recipe. I can see lots of possibilities. We enjoyed it very much. Next time, I may add Parmesan cheese. I recommend this recipe as a Field Editor for Taste of Home"

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Nan Mock 166445
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2014

"Wonderful dish, we really enjoyed it! The ranch added rich flavor, and made the chicken juicy and moist too. I didn't have corn flakes on hand so I used crushed black-pepper flavored kettle-cooked potato chips instead. This added some extra crispiness and kick!"

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molinaro.ak 96749
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2014

"This recipe was easy & delicious. The whole family enjoyed eating it. I made it in smaller chunks rather than the whole piece, easy eating for a toddler. Might try adding shredded parmesan next time around."

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homemadewithlove 106698
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2014

"My kids LOVE chicken prepared this way. I also bake at a lower temp to prevent it drying out. I use Italian seasoning to flavor things from soup to sauces."

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katecrid47 167487
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2014

"My husband and I liked this. My kids, not so much. I used Lite Ranch. It was easy to make and I will make it again on a weeknight."

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sgallirn 79192
Reviewed May. 6, 2013

"We used light Hidden Valley Ranch Homestyle dressing and packaged cornflake crumbs. My husband thought it was bland, and it was very dry. My 4 and 2 yr. old didn't like it, and wouldn't eat it. We won't be making again."

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swandlw 166443
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2012

"so easy & so good! I used spicy ranch dressing and mixed some parmesan in with the corn flakes."

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ChocolatopolusCake 96564
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2012

"Quick and easy, This one is the best!"

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idangello 96575
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2011

"Used fat free ranch and corn flake crumbs, thought it was a little dry - but I would used lower temp next time 375 degrees"

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tmarias 96562
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2009

"This is so simple and quick to fix! The entire family loved it. Even the 5 yr. old can help to make it.! Reheats nicely without making cornflakes soggy.

Hungry Family"

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Little Country Cook 166442
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2009

"I cook lunch for a bunch of hungry guys. They love this recipe. I like to buy the dry ranch dressing packets and make my dressing from scratch. I save half of it and serve it with a lettuce salad for a quick and satisfing meal."

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5hungrykids 130049
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"Nothing spectacular about this. My kids complained about it, so I probably won't be making again. Thanks, though."

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vi1654 106677
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2008

"I used Light Ranch dressing.. tasted great... also great added to a little pasta with spicy tomato sauce."

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