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Hot Cheetos Chicken Breast Recipe

4 Ingredient Hot Cheetos Chicken

This Easy 4 ingredient Cheetos Chicken meal prep recipe is packed with flavor AND protein! Did I mention it works with almost EVERY chip?
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked, cheetos chicken, chicken nuggets, chicken strips, easy, healthy, spicy
Servings: 5 Servings
Calories: 281kcal
Cost: $4
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked, cheetos chicken, chicken nuggets, chicken strips, easy, healthy, spicy
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 5 Servings
Calories: 281kcal
Cost: $4

Ingredients

  • 3 Servings Cheetos - or Other Alternative (I like Hot Cheetos)
  • ½ Cup Ranch Dressing - Fat Free/Reduced Fat
  • ¼ Cup Parmesan Cheese - Grated
  • 1 ½ Pounds Chicken Breast - 24 Ounces

Instructions

  • Crush up your Cheetos (throwing them in a plastic bag and using a rolling pin makes this super easy)
  • Mix together your Ranch & Parmesan
  • Cut up your Chicken Breast into strips or nuggets
  • Take out a baking pan plus rack (a rack will prevent your strips or nuggets from getting soggy on the bottom)
  • Coat your rack with some non-stick cooking spray
  • Dunk each piece into your Ranch mix and then into your Cheetos mix
  • Bake on 350F/176C for 30-35 minutes

Video

Notes

Reheat them in the microwave wrapped in a paper towel to help keep the crispiness!
Calories in the whole recipe:
  • Calories: 1405
  • Fat: 45g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Sodium: 1602mg
  • Carbs: 83g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 12g
  • Protein: 167g
 
Calories in each serving (if you portion into 5 containers):
  • Calories: 281
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.6g
  • Sodium: 320.4mg
  • Carbs: 16.6g
  • Fiber: .6g
  • Sugar: 2.4g
  • Protein: 33.4g

Nutrition

Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.6g | Protein: 33.4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1.6g | Sodium: 320.4mg | Fiber: 0.6g | Sugar: 2.4g

Ingredients

  • 3 Servings Cheetos or Other Alternative (I like Hot Cheetos)
  • ½ Cup Ranch Dressing Fat Free/Reduced Fat
  • ¼ Cup Parmesan Cheese Grated
  • 1 ½ Pounds Chicken Breast 24 Ounces

Instructions

  • Crush up your Cheetos (throwing them in a plastic bag and using a rolling pin makes this super easy)
  • Mix together your Ranch & Parmesan
  • Cut up your Chicken Breast into strips or nuggets
  • Take out a baking pan plus rack (a rack will prevent your strips or nuggets from getting soggy on the bottom)
  • Coat your rack with some non-stick cooking spray
  • Dunk each piece into your Ranch mix and then into your Cheetos mix
  • Bake on 350F/176C for 30-35 minutes

Video

Notes

Reheat them in the microwave wrapped in a paper towel to help keep the crispiness!
Calories in the whole recipe:
  • Calories: 1405
  • Fat: 45g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Sodium: 1602mg
  • Carbs: 83g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 12g
  • Protein: 167g
 
Calories in each serving (if you portion into 5 containers):
  • Calories: 281
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.6g
  • Sodium: 320.4mg
  • Carbs: 16.6g
  • Fiber: .6g
  • Sugar: 2.4g
  • Protein: 33.4g

Nutrition

Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.6g | Protein: 33.4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1.6g | Sodium: 320.4mg | Fiber: 0.6g | Sugar: 2.4g