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Yes You Can (and Should) Coat Chicken Tenders in Cool Ranch Doritos

Chicken tenders with Ranch are already an anytime favorite: Whether you're eating lunch with the kids, bringing an appetizer to game day, or maybe you're even enjoying these during a late-night, post-bar outing. But with this revolutionary recipe you will never be able to settle for regular tenders again. Introducing Doritos® Cool Ranch® Chicken Tenders.

Cool Ranch® Doritos® Chicken Tenders

From Heather Platt, POPSUGAR Food

Cool Ranch® Doritos® Chicken Tenders


  1. 1 cup buttermilk
    1/4 teaspoon dried chives
    1/4 teaspoon dried parsley
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
    1/4 teaspoon dried dill
    1/2 teaspoon onion powder
    1 1/2 pounds chicken tenders
    1 large bag Doritos® Cool Ranch® Flavored Tortilla Chips
    1 cup all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon salt
    3 large eggs
    Neutral, high-heat oil for frying
    Ranch dressing, for dipping


  1. In a large bowl combine buttermilk with herbs and seasonings and whisk until combined. Add chicken tenders and toss to coat. Cover the bowl tightly with plastic wrap, place in the refrigerator and let marinate for at least 6 hours or overnight.
  2. Into a food processor, process Doritos® until they are the consistency of coarse breadcrumbs. Pour into a bowl.
  3. In one bowl, mix together flour and salt. In another bowl whisk eggs until combined. Using tongs remove the chicken tenders from the buttermilk mixture, letting any excess liquid drip off. Dredge the chicken in flour to coat it. Dip the tenders in the egg was and then dredge it a second time in crushed Doritos®.
  4. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pot and fry chicken in batches for 4 to 5 minutes, or until golden and cooked through. Drain on a paper towel lined plate. Serve warm with ranch dressing.

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