Salads

Chicken Bacon and Ranch Mason Jar Salads

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Layering ingredients in a jar is the most effective way to prepare a salad ahead of time and still keep everything fresh for days. Make these Chicken Bacon and Ranch Mason Jar Salads and you will have delicious and satisfying grab-and-go lunches ready and waiting for your busy week!

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¾ cup Ranch dressing (I used a yogurt-based store-bought version, but homemade or any other favorite version will work)
9 ounces cooked, diced chicken
8 slices bacon, cooked and coarsely chopped (about 37 grams)
1 avocado, diced
1 cup grated Cheddar cheese
4 cups chopped Romaine lettuce or other mixed greens, plus additional as needed
4 (quart-size) wide-mouth mason jars
Place a few tablespoons of dressing at the bottom of each jar. Divide remaining ingredients among the jars, layering in the following order: chicken, bacon, avocado, cheese, lettuce. Twist on the top to...
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Nutritions

Calories
718

Sodium
1062mg
44% DV

Fat
65g
100% DV

Protein
10g
20% DV

Carbs
16g
5% DV

Fiber
4g
19% DV

This crispy Oven Fried Chicken recipe is coated with Ranch dressing and dredged in a flavorful blend of Corn Flakes, bread crumbs and zesty seasoning. Use chicken breast, thighs or drumsticks for an oven baked dinner that tastes like it's deep-fried! The easy oven fried chicken is delicious alongside mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, or Southern-style green beans.

1 c Ranch salad dressing
1 c dry breadcrumbs
1 c Corn Flakes cereal crumbs
2 t sugar
2 t paprika
2 t onion powder
2 t garlic powder
2 t kosher salt
1/4 c canola oil
3-4 lbs. bone-in chicken pieces ( skin removed )
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  • Preheat oven to 400° F. Place a rack on top of a large rimmed baking sheet that has been lined with aluminum foil. Spray rack with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Pour salad dressing into a...
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Nutritions

Calories
1160

Sodium
2401mg
100% DV

Fat
45g
70% DV

Protein
82g
165% DV

Carbs
107g
36% DV

Fiber
10g
40% DV