Boneless chicken breasts are smothered in a seasoned Ranch and vegetable mixture.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a skillet over medium heat, and saute the onions and mushrooms until tender. Mix in the wine, and continue cooking about 5 minutes, until heated through.

  • In a large bowl, mix the Ranch dressing, garlic powder, oregano, Cajun seasoning, and cayenne pepper. Stir the skillet mixture into the bowl. Mix in remaining 2 tablespoons butter, eggs, and crackers.

  • Dip the chicken breasts in the Ranch dressing mixture to coat. Arrange chicken in a medium baking dish. Cover with the remaining dressing mixture.

  • Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.

Nutrition Facts

720 calories; 58.3 g total fat; 177 mg cholesterol; 1261 mg sodium. 14.5 g carbohydrates; 29.9 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
12/05/2008
I wanted to make a decent dinner but I was low on ingredients. I took a quick look around the kitchen came back and plugged in some ingredients and up this popped. To be honest I didn't have mushrooms and I didn't have white wine. I went ahead and just doubled the onions and used red wine instead(I know). When everything was mixed together before baking I was a little worried that my "batter" mixture was like dipping the chicken in oatmeal. However I shrugged off the texture and gave it a go. I was actually pleasantly surprised. It bakes up like a casserole and is excellent over rice. The chicken came out moist and the sauce was more like a tangy stuffing with all the crushed cracker. One addition made a big difference. Before I put the "casserole" in the oven I crushed half another packet of crackers over the top. At first I thought I made a mistake because these seemed to burn but in the end it actually added a good crunch. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
12/02/2007
I agree with those who said that this is basically a crustless chicken quiche. The spice blend is delicious. Will make again but in a crust and with the chicken chopped up. Read More
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23 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
12/05/2008
I wanted to make a decent dinner but I was low on ingredients. I took a quick look around the kitchen came back and plugged in some ingredients and up this popped. To be honest I didn't have mushrooms and I didn't have white wine. I went ahead and just doubled the onions and used red wine instead(I know). When everything was mixed together before baking I was a little worried that my "batter" mixture was like dipping the chicken in oatmeal. However I shrugged off the texture and gave it a go. I was actually pleasantly surprised. It bakes up like a casserole and is excellent over rice. The chicken came out moist and the sauce was more like a tangy stuffing with all the crushed cracker. One addition made a big difference. Before I put the "casserole" in the oven I crushed half another packet of crackers over the top. At first I thought I made a mistake because these seemed to burn but in the end it actually added a good crunch. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/05/2008
I wanted to make a decent dinner but I was low on ingredients. I took a quick look around the kitchen came back and plugged in some ingredients and up this popped. To be honest I didn't have mushrooms and I didn't have white wine. I went ahead and just doubled the onions and used red wine instead(I know). When everything was mixed together before baking I was a little worried that my "batter" mixture was like dipping the chicken in oatmeal. However I shrugged off the texture and gave it a go. I was actually pleasantly surprised. It bakes up like a casserole and is excellent over rice. The chicken came out moist and the sauce was more like a tangy stuffing with all the crushed cracker. One addition made a big difference. Before I put the "casserole" in the oven I crushed half another packet of crackers over the top. At first I thought I made a mistake because these seemed to burn but in the end it actually added a good crunch. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/17/2004
I made some changes. I can't have spices so I left off the cajun season and ground cayenne pepper. I didn't have any mushrooms so they were left off too. But the chicken came out DELICIOUS. I agree about cutting down on the butter and I would maybe add more cracker crumbs to make it a little crispier. The sauce that it makes is wonderful. My daughter who eats like a bird had two helpings. I served it with rice. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/16/2004
I fixed Eric's baked chicken last night and my family told me it was the "best" chicken dish they've ever had and that I could fix it again anytime! And to top it off it was EASY!! Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
12/14/2004
I guess I must have cooked this too long....it was like eating a piece of not very flavourful chicken surrounded by some quiche. I had no sauce left just crust. I may try this again and reduce the eggs to one. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
05/20/2012
Tasty but I would probably cut the butter next time. Left out the mushrooms. Used minced garlic instead of powder cooking lightly with the onions first. Easy enough and good flavor. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2007
I don't know who Eric is but Thanks this is a great recipe and will become one of our weekly meals. I replaced some of the butter with olive oil and one of those heart healthy spreads and fat free ranch dressing and it was super. I take this to pot lucks and ect. Thanks again Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
12/01/2007
I agree with those who said that this is basically a crustless chicken quiche. The spice blend is delicious. Will make again but in a crust and with the chicken chopped up. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/07/2011
Aside from forgetting to halve the breasts this turned out very well! My boyfriend and I cleared our plates and didn't feel overly stuffed. I will say though I was concerned about the actual amount of Ranch dressing I consumed and next time will use a substitute (fat-free homemade?). Based on previous comments I reduced to one egg which worked perfectly and I did sprinkle some crumbs on top for that added crunch. NOTE: You do not need a side dish for this meal! We almost made rice but were SO glad we didn't. Maybe a salad? But nothing that takes up space;) Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/13/2009
This recipe was excellent. Everyone loved it. The ingredients sounded like a strange combination but they made for a very good chicken recipe!! I will make this again. Read More
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