Buttery crackers, ranch dressing mix, and Parmesan cheese coat chicken to make it moist and tender. Sure to become a family favorite, it's easy to make and goes perfectly with rice or mashed potatoes.
Crispy Ranch Chicken
3/4 cup crushed Ritz crackers (or similar type)
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1/2 cup butter, melted
1. In a shallow bowl, combine the crackers, Parmesan cheese, and salad dressing mix.
2. Dip chicken in the melted butter, then roll in cracker mixture being sure to coat well.
3. Place in a greased 13×9 baking dish.
4. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.
Health Benefits of Chicken
Have you ever been told that chicken is one of the healthiest foods you can eat? Has a nutritionist suggested that you add more chicken to your diet? If you answered yes to either of those questions, then this information should interest you.
Chicken has a number of nutrients in it. Some of these nutrients, like selenium and niacin, are found in large quantities in each serving of chicken. By eating chicken, you're supporting your brain health, DNA synthesis, fertility, and energy genesis.
In addition, chicken has a lot of protein in it. Protein is beneficial for weight loss, and is essential for muscle gain. Chicken isn't just a food for gym rats; anyone can and should be enjoying this beneficial meat. Chicken comes with all of this protein but not a lot of fat, which is why it's so great for weight loss.
Now that you know about the health benefits of chicken, you can rest easy knowing that this recipe is providing your family with some excellent nutrition. Be sure to check out all of the other fantastic chicken recipes that we have on Moms Who Think!