Mississippi Chicken

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This is such a fun and simple recipe with only 4 ingredients that can be made in the oven or in the slow cooker. The chicken turns out buttery, spicy, juicy, and herby.

close up on a bowl of Mississippi chicken
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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cool Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Stand Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 40 mins
Servings:
4

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts

  • 1 (1 ounce) package dry ranch dressing mix (such as Hidden Valley Ranch®)

  • 1 (16 ounce) jar sliced pepperoncini peppers, drained

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, sliced

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Season chicken with ranch seasoning mix; place in bottom of large Dutch oven. Place pepperoncini peppers, butter, and 1/2 cup reserved pepper juice over chicken. Cover, and bake in preheated oven until chicken is fork tender, about 1 hour 30 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

  3. Let stand 5 minutes. Shred chicken using two forks.

Cook's Note:

If you want to use your slow cooker, season chicken with ranch seasoning mix and place in the bottom of 6-qt. slow cooker. Place pepperoncini peppers, butter, and 1/2 cup reserved pepper juice over chicken. Cover, and cook until chicken is fork-tender on LOW for 6 to 7 hours or on HIGH for 4 hours. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Let stand 5 minutes. Shred chicken using two forks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

393 Calories
15g Fat
7g Carbs
54g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 393
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 8g 41%
Cholesterol 162mg 54%
Sodium 3002mg 131%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 54g
Potassium 618mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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