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Chicken bacon ranch casserole bake topped with melted cheese and crispy bacon pieces inside glass pyrex dish.
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5 from 1 vote

Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

A rich and delicious breaded, baked chicken casserole dish topped with ranch, bacon, and lots of melted cheese. This Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole is sure to please your family.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time53 mins
Total Time1 hr 8 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: casserole, Chicken Bacon Casserole, Chicken Bacon Ranch, Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 682cal
Author: Amy
Cost: $9

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. chicken tenders
  • 10 ounces cheddar cheese sprinkles
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup ranch pourable dressing
  • 6 ounces bacon cooked until crisp
  • 2 cups Ritz Crackers crushed

Instructions

  • Prepare 3 bowls; one for the milk, 6 ounces of cheddar, and the last for the crushed crackers.
  • Spray a 9 x 13 casserole dish with non-stick spray.
  • Cook your bacon on a microwave safe plate until crispy.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Dip the chicken tenders into the milk, then cheese, and finally into the cracker crumbs. Be sure to firmly press the mixture onto your tenders; repeat.
  • Once all your chicken tenders are coated, and lining the casserole, place them into your warmed oven.
  • Bake for 45 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, and add a layer of ranch dressing, then the remaining cheese, and finally the bacon crumbles. Place back in the oven for 8 minutes.
  • Serve your Cheesy Chicken, Bacon and Ranch Dressing warm, and gooey!

Notes

Nutritional values are meant to be a guide and may vary.
I did not have  good luck with freezing this dish.
Store any leftovers in the fridge and warm in the oven until heated.  

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 682cal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 140mg | Sodium: 917mg | Potassium: 491mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 400IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 294mg | Iron: 2mg