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Jalapeno Chips Crusted Chicken July 9, 2012

Filed under: entrees — meier1014 @ 8:07 pm

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Yes, this is another pinterest find. Lol I saw this recipe and instantly thought of my husband and his obsession with jalapeno kettle chips. It looked beyond delicious and turned out even better. I’m not going to go into a long explanation of this, the picture says enough. So, try it and enjoy!

Jalapeno Chips Crusted Chicken with Jalapeno Ranch

Ingredients
For the Jalapeno Ranch:
1/4 cup mayo
1/4 cup plain greek yogurt
1 tbs powdered ranch dressing mix
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
dash of cayenne
5-6 hot pickles jalapeno slices, finely chopped
Buttermilk

For the Chicken:
4 chicken breasts (about 1 3/4 – 2 pounds total)
1 bag Jalapeno Kettle Chips, crushed
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon garlic salt
dash cayenne

Directions
For the Jalapeno Ranch:
Combine all ingredients. Add buttermilk until you reach your desired consistency. Refridgerate until needed (the longer you let it sit, the spicier it will get).

For the chicken:
-Preheat oven to 375
-Place an oven safe cooling rack in a large jelly roll pan and spray with non-stick cooking spray
-In a wide flat dish combine buttermilk, garlic salt, and cayenne
-Put crushed chips in a seperate wide flat dish
-Pound chicken to approx 1/2 inch thickness
-Place chicken in buttermilk mixture and toss to coat
-Transfer chicken from buttermilk to crushed chips and flip several times to coat thoroughly with chips
-Place chicken breast on the prepared cooling rack, and repeat until all chicken has been coated
-Cook for 25-35 minutes or until cooked all the way through
-Serve hot with jalapeno ranch

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