Crispy Ranch Fried Chicken


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  • Total Time

    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 15 min./batch

  • Makes

    12 servings

  • Ingredients

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 6 tablespoons Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Seasoning & Salad Dressing Mix Shaker
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 broiler/fryer chickens (3-1/2 to 4 pounds each), cut up
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Directions

  • In a large shallow dish, combine 2-2/3 cups flour and Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Seasoning & Salad Dressing Mix Shaker. In another shallow dish, beat eggs and 1-1/2 cups water; add 1 teaspoon salt and the remaining 1-1/3 cup flour and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then place in the flour mixture, a few pieces at a time. Turn to coat.
  • In a deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Working in batches, fry chicken, several pieces at a time, until golden brown and a thermometer inserted into chicken reads 165°, 7-8 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels.
  • Nutrition Facts

    5 ounces cooked chicken: 566 calories, 33g fat (7g saturated fat), 137mg cholesterol, 1253mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 41g protein.
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