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81% would make again

Cheddar Ranch Popcorn Chicken

Tasty Team


for 4 servings

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 2 cups buttermilk (480 mL)
  • 1 packet ranch dressing mix
  • 2 cups cheese cracker (125 g)
  • oil, for frying

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 948
    Fat 72g
    Carbs 40g
    Fiber 1g
    Sugar 13g
    Protein 33g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Chop chicken breasts into bite-size pieces.
  2. In a large bowl, combine chicken, buttermilk, and ranch packet.
  3. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  4. In a large zipper storage bag, crumble the cheese crackers into desired crumbs (to replace bread crumbs).
  5. Place cracker crumbs into a medium bowl and coat each piece of chicken until fully covered.
  6. Heat oil to 350°F (180°C) and fry chicken until crackers turn golden brown (3 minutes).
  7. Place on a paper towel to dry.
  8. Serve with a side of ranch or any sauce.
  9. Enjoy!

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