Baked Ranch Fingers

Wednesday, February 27th 2013, 4:24 pm
By: News 9

Baked Ranch Fingers


2 tsp This Ain't No Hidden Valley Ranch Mix (see below for recipe)

1/4 cup flour

Egg Beaters

1 cup panko breadcrumb

2 lbs chicken tenders, or boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into strips


Heat oven to 425°F. Spray a non stick In a small bowl, combine the parsley, dill, garlic powder, onion flakes and basil. Season with salt and pepper. Place the flour in a shallow pie dish. In a second shallow dish, pour the egg beaters into. In a third shallow dish, combine the panko with half of the spice mixture.

Dip each piece of chicken into the flour, coating completely. Then dip into the egg, followed by the panko mixture. Place on the prepared cooling rack. Continue until all of the chicken has been coated.

Spray the top of the chicken with nonstick cooking spray. Bake until the chicken is cooked through and the coating is crispy, about 20 minutes.

This Ain't No Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing (My Mom's recipe)


8 teaspoons dried minced onion

1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes

1 teaspoon paprika

2 teaspoon sugar

2 teaspoons salt

2 teaspoons pepper

1½ teaspoons garlic powder

1 cup buttermilk

1 cup mayonnaise


To make seasoning mix combine the above dried ingredients in a small bowl. Store in an air tight container.


To make 2 cups of dressing:


In a bowl combine 1 tablespoon of dried mix with mayonnaise and buttermilk. Stir till well combined. Place in a mason jar and chill at least 2 hours before serving.