Cheesy Chicken Ranch Potatoes


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When I saw this dish over at Joyously Domestic, my mouth started watering!  I knew I had to give it a try but I wanted to make it into a one dish meal by adding some protein!

Cheesy Chicken Ranch Potatoes is a great dish that the whole family will love!  In this recipe I leave the skin on the potatoes because I love the flavor the potato skin adds!  The ranch dressing in this recipe can be store bought (like Hidden Valley) but I much prefer to use homemade ranch dressing… not only does it taste great, but it is a little bit healthier!

This  is yet another recipe that can easily be tailored to what is in your fridge…

  • rotisserie chicken
  • ground beef and taco seasoning
  • add in peppers
  • broccoli & cheddar
  • mushrooms, peas and ham with swiss cheese!

The possibilities are endless!

I hope your family enjoys this as much as mine did!

 

Items you’ll need for this recipe

* Chicken * 9 x 13 pan* Bacon * 

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Review Recipe

Cheesy Chicken Ranch Potatoes

Cook Time 1 hour 13 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 13 minutes
Servings 6
Author Holly
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Cheesy Chicken Ranch Potatoes is a great dish that the whole family will love! In this recipe I leave the skin on the potatoes because I love the flavor the potato skin adds! The ranch dressing in this recipe can be store bought (like Hidden Valley) but I much prefer to use homemade ranch dressing… not only does it taste great, but it is a little bit healthier!

Ingredients

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  • 3 chicken breasts , cubed
  • 2 pounds red potatoes
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing (store bought or homemade)
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheese , divided (cheddar or your favorite blend)
  • 8 slices of bacon cooked crisp & crumbled
  • 4 green onions thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon each pepper , garlic powder, dill and parsley

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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Over medium heat, fry chicken until no pink remains (about 6-8 minutes).
  3. Wash potatoes and cut into bite sized cubes. I left the skin on my potatoes (extra flavor and fiber!).
  4. In a large bowl, combine chicken, potatoes, ranch dressing, 1/4 cup cheese, bacon, green onions and seasonings. Toss until mixed through.
  5. Pour mixture into a greased 9x13 pan. Cover and bake 45 minutes. Increase oven temperature to 400 degrees. Uncover pan and top with remaining 1/2 cup of cheese. Bake an additional 20 minutes or until potatoes are cooked through and cheese is browned and bubbly.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 498, Fat: 28g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 109mg, Sodium: 660mg, Potassium: 1209mg, Carbohydrates: 26g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 2g, Protein: 34g, Vitamin A: 4.6%, Vitamin C: 20.1%, Calcium: 10.3%, Iron: 10.8%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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* Cheesy Ham & Potato Casserole * Pepper Ranch Roasted Potatoes * Bacon Ranch Chicken Salad *

 

This recipe was inspired by Joyously Domestic!  Be sure to pop by and check out Angela’s version!

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    1. I haven’t tried it, but I would expect the cook time would remain the same. Check to make sure they are tender, and cook a few minutes longer if needed.

    1. What type of ranch dressing did you use? Cheese does contain some oil when baked, you could certainly try a reduced fat cheese.

  1. Making mine now with cilantro lime ranch, can’t wait! Thank you! And roughly how many calories do you think this is per serving if I may ask anyone?

  2. Made this today and it was the perfect comfort food. Found it on Yummly. Now I will come to your blog for other recipes. Thanks

      1. Gotta make this again today. It totally reminds me of the potato skin appetizer at BJs. Love this and so does my boyfriend. Third time cooking this. Wohoo!

  3. we made this tonight, it was really good but took almost twice as long to cook to get the potatoes cooked. Any suggestions or tips? Thanks! Denise

    1. There are many reasons it may have taken longer for your potatoes to cook (the variety or size of potato, temp of your oven etc). I find the yellow or red skinned potatoes seem to work best for me. You may also like to cut your potatoes a bit smaller and ensure the pan is not overcrowded. Hope that helps.

  4. This recipe looks great. Thank you, and now I am off to the store because I am out of green onions AND ranch dressing, but sure will try this tonight!!

  5. I made this for dinner last it was so good!! I used rotisserie chicken instead of the breast, and I mixed bacon ranch with the original ranch. Will be making again :)

  6. cooking now and It smells good, I didn’t put onions in it cause my kids don’t like them so I jus put onion powder. so ill soon find out how they like it. had to double recipe have 7 kids to feed…

  7. I am making these for a pot luck tomorrow. Has anyone tried making them ahead of time ~ say 8 hours ahead of time? I am concerned the potatoes might turn brown. Thanks for any advice!

  8. What a great quick and easy recipe. It sounds really creamy and flavourful. Thank you for sharing this with the Hearth and Soul hop.

  9. Our family will just love this Potato Casserole. Thank you so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great weekend and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

  10. Ooh! Thanks for this! Mine is in the oven now. I did a spin on it and did ground beef and chipotle ranch. :) Hopefully it turns out as well as yours!