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Ranch-Style Thighs

My family prefers oven-fried chicken to the deep-fried variety. Creamy ranch dressing makes this wonderfully crunchy chicken tender and juicy.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.
  • Makes
    3-4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 6 bone-in chicken thighs (about 2-1/4 pounds), skin removed
  • 1/2 cup ranch salad dressing

Directions

  • In a shallow bowl or large resealable plastic bag, combine crumbs, Parmesan cheese, cornmeal and Italian seasoning. Dip chicken in salad dressing, then coat with crumb mixture.
  • Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 45-50 minutes or until juices run clear.
Nutrition Facts
3 each: 478 calories, 31g fat (7g saturated fat), 116mg cholesterol, 549mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 33g protein.

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