Baked Buffalo Tenders with Homemade Ranch

Hello again!

A few days ago I was seriously craving Buffalo Wild Wings but for just 8 of those wings it is 770 calories plus they are fried. I’d seen lots of different versions on Pinterest of baked boneless wings but I was always worried about if it would get crunchy enough. I went on a hunt looking for the best recipe and ended up combining a bunch of different things I saw. My recipe turned out wonderful and was a huge hit with my husband. They were plenty moist and the right amount of crunch. The best part was they were so simple to make. It only took four ingredients and no waiting on the chicken to marinate in any sauce. They would be perfect for a Sunday football game or just for dinner like we had them.

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Don’t those just look so delicious! What really made them amazing for me was I made homemade ranch. Oh my gosh yum! I make this ranch about once a quarter because it’s not healthy in any way. However I think it’s okay every once in awhile to splurge!

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Definitely give this recipe a shot! You won’t be disappointed.

Baked Buffalo Tenders:

Ingredients-

  • 1.5 pounds of boneless skinless chicken tenders
  • 1.5 Tbsp melted butter
  • 1.5 cups of Panko Bread Crumbs
  • Frank’s Wing Sauce
  • 1.5 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp water

Directions-

  • Preheat the oven to 450
  • Place a skillet on the stove over medium-high heat and add a little bit of olive oil. Place Panko onto skillet and allow it to toast the for about 3 minutes. Make sure you flip them during this time
  • Once the Panko is toasted place it in a shallow bowl. Place the melted butter in another bowl beside it. Brush your chicken with the melted butter then lay it in the Panko and fully cover the chicken in it.
  • Place all chicken tenders on the pan and put in over for 15 minutes. Remove pan and flip chicken then place back in over for 10 minutes
  • While chicken is cooking mix together your Wing Sauce, butter, and water. Heat in microwave until butter is melted
  • Once Chicken is done set you oven to broil and pour wing sauce combination over the chicken. Stick it back in the oven for an additional five minutes. Then enjoy!

Homemade Ranch Dressing

Recipe from: http://www.onegoodthingbyjillee.com/2011/07/ode-to-homemade-ranch-dressing.html

Ingredients:

  • black Pepper ¼ C
  • Parsley Flakes 1 1/2 C
  • Garlic Salt ½ C
  • Kosher Salt 2 T
  • Granulated Garlic ¼ C
  • Granulated Onion 3/4 C
  • Dill Weed 2 T

Directions-

  • Combine all ingredients, store in an airtight container. Makes about 3 ½ cups of dry mix
  • To Make Dressing, whisk together 2 T of mix with 2 Cups each of mayonnaise and buttermilk 1 ½ Cups sour cream, & 1 t Lemon Juice. Refrigerate for 2 hours. Makes 1 ¾ Quarts

I hope that you try out and enjoy both recipes! They really are winners. Let me know what you think!

Haley

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Healthy Chicken Stir Fry

Welcome!

I’m so happy to be posting my very first blog post today! If you haven’t yet you can check out the about page to read all about my life and what I hope to accomplish on my blog. Today I wanted to share with a go to recipe in my house, Healthy Chicken Stir Fry.

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Doesn’t that look delicious! It’s such an easy recipe to make and is full of yummy flavors. I love finding meals that take under thirty minutes and that my husband can’t even tell it’s low cal.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1/2 chopped onion
  • 2 diced chicken breast
  • 1 chopped zuchinni
  • 1 chopped squash
  • 1 head chopped broccoli
  • a few chopped carrots
  • 2 Tbsp. low sodium soy sauce

Note: All my recipes are usually based off measurements that serve two people so adjust your accordingly

Directions:

  • Heat olive oil, garlic, and onion in a skillet for about a minute or two
  • add chicken and let cook for 2-3 minutes
  • add everything else and stir fry over medium-high heat for about 8 minutes checking to make sure chicken is cooked all the way through

It’s that simple and as you can see in the picture I like to serve mine with a side of brown rice. Doing that you get a protein, vegetable, and whole grain all in one meal! I hope you enjoy it as much as my family does.

Haley