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Chicken Bacon Ranch Tacos

by Ree Drummond July 31, 2013

"There’s no doubt that tacos are the quintessential kid-pleaser."
20 min. prep time 35 min. total time
4 servings

Ingredients

Sauce

1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup whole milk
1/2 (1-ounce) packet ranch dressing seasoning mix
2 tablespoons salsa

Chicken

1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 egg
2 tablespoons whole milk
1/2 cup unseasoned breadcrumbs
1/2 (1-ounce) packet ranch dressing seasoning mix
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
2 (6 ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Salted Butter
8 crispy taco shells, warmed to package directions
2 cups finely shredded Romaine lettuce

Toppings

Chopped tomatoes
Cooked, crumbled bacon
Sliced green onions

Directions

Mix together mayonnaise, sour cream, ¼ cup milk and half of the ranch dressing seasoning packet. Stir in salsa and set aside.

Place your palm flat against the top of each chicken breast and carefully slice each piece in half horizontally; you will now have four thinner chicken breast pieces. Place each chicken cutlet between two sheets of waxed paper and pound until very thin. (You may use a mallet or a rolling pin.)

In a pie pan, whisk together eggs with ¼ cup milk. Place the breadcrumbs into a separate pie pan. Stir half the ranch dressing packet into the breadcrumbs along with the salt and black pepper. Place the flour into another separate pie pan (You should have 3 pie pans in the assembly line.)

Bread the chicken by dipping each piece in flour (dredging both sides), then the egg mixture, then the breadcrumbs. Lay each piece on a clean plate until you're ready to cook. You should have four heavily breaded pieces of very thin chicken.

Heat one half stick Land O Lakes® Salted Butter in a skillet over medium heat. When melted and hot, add the chicken and cook on both sides until nice and golden brown and done in the middle (12-15 minutes). Remove to a paper towel-lined plate and let cool for a couple of minutes. Transfer to a cutting board and slice into strips.

To assemble the tacos, fill shells with lettuce, chicken, sauce, and additional toppings as desired.

 

For step-by-step directions, go to Kitchen Conversations.

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