If you like Cool Ranch Doritoes, you’ll love this homemade recipe hack, which doesn’t use chips at all, but a really CLEVER combination of ingredients that makes for a truly delicious dish!
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Get all the goodness of Cool Ranch Doritos, without breaking into a bag of chips! This homemade version is quick, easy, and supremely tasty! Not to mention clever...you won't believe how to get that homemade Cool Ranch flavor!
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Here's what you need.....a packet of White Cheddar Mac and Cheese (just the powdered cheese mix!) and a packet of Ranch Dressing powder. You'll also want some Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack cheese (shredded!), egg, milk, and chicken tenders!
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Toss all of the "dry" ingredients into a bowl.
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Dip chicken in egg and milk mixture.
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Press chicken into the cheese mixture. A nice, firm press will ensure it's well coated with the cheese.
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Flip chicken and press into the cheese mixture on the second side. You want to really make sure a lot of the cheese sticks to the chicken, since this turns into your crunchy coating!
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Now place your coated chicken on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake in an oven preheated to 350 degrees for 9-12 minutes, or until the chicken is baked through. Serve with sour cream and enjoy!
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Tastes great when paired with a salad!!
Homemade Cool Ranch Chicken Tenders
1 packet White Cheddar Mac and Cheese powdered cheese mix
1 packet dry Ranch Dressing mix
1 teaspoon paprika
2 cups monterey jack or pepper jack cheese, shredded
1/4 cup milk
1 pound chicken tenders, raw
In a large bowl, combine powdered cheese mix, ranch dressing mix, paprika, and cheese. In a second bowl, whisk together eggs, and milk. Dip chicken tenders in egg mixture, then press into cheese mixture. Transfer to a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake in an oven preheated to 350 degrees for 9-12 minutes, or until chicken tenders are cooked through.
Serve with a green salad and sour cream for dipping. Enjoy!