Recipes and Cooking Ranch Fried Chicken Your favorite salad dressing plays a role in giving this crispy fried chicken more flavor. Save some to serve on the side for dipping, and mix a few dollops into the breading so each bite has creamy ranch flavor. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on May 17, 2019 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 30 mins Bake Time: 30 mins Total Time: 60 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup all-purpose flour 2 eggs, lightly beaten ⅓ cup ranch salad dressing 2 cup finely crushed saltine crackers (1 1/2 sleeves) 1 tablespoon ranch dry salad dressing mix ½ teaspoon paprika (optional) ½ cup vegetable oil 2 ½ - 3 pound meaty chicken pieces (breast halves, thighs, and/or drumsticks), skinned if desired Directions Preheat oven to 350*F. Line a baking sheet with foil. Place flour in a shallow dish. In a second shallow dish combine eggs and 1/3 cup ranch dressing. In a third shallow dish combine crushed crackers, ranch dressing mix, and, if desired, paprika. Coat chicken with flour; dip in egg mixture and coat with cracker mixture. In a 12-inch heavy skillet heat oil over medium. Add chicken, a few pieces at a time, and cook 8 to 10 minutes or until golden, turning occasionally. Transfer chicken to prepared baking sheet. Bake 30 minutes or until chicken is done (170°F for breasts; at least 175°F for thighs and drumsticks). If desired, cover and chill up to 24 hours. Serve with additional ranch dressing. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 528 Calories 28g Fat 32g Carbs 34g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 528 % Daily Value * Total Fat 28g 36% Saturated Fat 6g 30% Cholesterol 155mg 52% Sodium 739mg 32% Total Carbohydrate 32g 12% Total Sugars 2g Protein 34g Calcium 37mg 3% Iron 3.6mg 20% Potassium 301mg 6% Folate, total 70.8mcg Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0.4mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.