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Cheddar and Ranch Buffalo Chicken Strips

Author: Jennifer


  • 1 pound of boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 cup of creamy ranch dressing
  • 1 cup of cheddar cheese
  • 1 sleeve of ritz crackers crumbled
  • ½ stick of butter
  • ½ cup of hot sauce


  • Cut your chicken in thin strips. 
  • In a food processor crumble your crackers or place in a bag and use a kitchen hammer.
  • Prepare the work area with 1 dish for the ranch dressing, 1 dish for the crumbled crackers and 1 dish for the cheddar cheese.
  • Dip your chicken in the ranch dressing next dip in the cheddar cheese last coat with the crumbled Ritz crackers.
  • Set aside. 
  • In a cast iron skillet, coat bottom of the pan with oil heat oil on medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  • Place your breaded chicken strips in the pan. Do not overcrowd.
  • Cook on each side until golden brown and until the center is no longer pink (about 5 minutes on each side).
  • Drain on a paper towel.
  • While your chicken is cooking, melt your butter and add hot sauce stir until well combined.
  • Drizzle wing sauce over your chicken strips and serve.


Optional: substitute the Ritz crackers with pork rinds to make this a keto friendly recipe