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Zesty Ranch Chicken Skillet

Yields5 ServingsCook Time20 mins

Delicious battered chicken smothered in a creamy, zesty sauce totally hits the spot!  And it's so simple to make!

 5 thin boneless skinless chicken breasts
 4 tbsp vegetable oil
 1 dry ranch dressing mix
 ½ cup flour
 2 Nature's Yoke eggs
 3 tbsp garlic, minced
 1 tsp salt
ZESTY RANCH SAUCE:
 ¼ cup butter
 ¼ cup flour
 2 cups heavy cream
 2 ½ cups milk
 ¼ tsp red pepper, ground
 1 chicken boullion cube, crushed
 1 package ranch dressing mix
 1 cup frozen corn
 1 15 oz. black beans, rinsed and drained
 cilantro, for garnish
 bacon, for garnish
1

Mix ranch and flour together in a bowl and set aside.

2

In a separate bowl, mix eggs, garlic and salt and set aside.

3

In a large skillet, heat the oil. Dip chicken in egg mixture. Be sure to coat well. Then dip it again in the ranch/ flour mixture and then place it in the skillet. Cook for 3 minutes on each side. Lower the stovetop heat to medium and cook chicken for another ten minutes until it is done and cooked through, flipping again half way through.

4

Remove chicken from skillet and cover with foil.

ZESTY RANCH SAUCE:
5

Lightly wipe out the skillet and melt the butter over medium heat. Add flour and cook for 1 minute. Gradually stir in the cream and milk. Stir until smooth. Bring to a boil and then add the red pepper, crushed bullion cube, ranch dressing mix, corn and the beans. Cook for 2 minutes on low stirring constantly.

6

Add the chicken back to the sauce and garnish with cilantro and bacon, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 5