Cheddar Bacon Ranch Chicken

Cheddar Bacon Ranch Chicken – Tender and juicy bacon ranch chicken is coated in tasty ranch seasoning and topped with bacon and melted cheese!  This easy dinner comes together in only 30 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 4-5 Chicken Thighs, Bone out
  • 4-5 Bacon strips, 1 for each piece of chicken
  • 1 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Packet Ranch Dressing and Seasoning Mix

Instructions

  1. Cook the bacon in a large oven proof pan over medium heat to desired doneness. Remove bacon from skillet and set aside.

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  2. Season the chicken with the salt, pepper, garlic powder, and ranch seasoning on both sides.  Cook the chicken in the same skillet as the bacon was cooked in over medium heat for about 8-10 minutes per side, until completely cooked through.

  3. Top the chicken with the cooked bacon, then top each piece of chicken with shredded cheese.  Broil in the oven for 2-3 minutes, until cheese is melted.

Recipe Notes

NOTE:  Chicken should reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit before being consumed.

NOTE:  If you do not have an oven proof skillet, cook the chicken on the stove as directed then move to an oven proof dish for broiling.