Chicken done in pan

Chicken, Bacon, Ranch Dressing And Cheddar

Chicken with bacon ranch dressing and cheese
Course dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes



  • 8 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • 8 tbsp ranch dressing I use Hidden Valley
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar slices can also be used
  • salt
  • pepper
  • chives or parsley optional for garnish


  • In large skillet cook bacon over medium heat -flipping once until crisp. (8-9) minutes. transfer to a paper towel-lined plate. Drain and discard all but 2 tablespoons of bacon grease from your pan.
  • Pound out your chicken breasts if necessary, season with salt and pepper to taste
  • Return skillet with bacon grease to medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook until cooked through and golden brown -6-8 minutes per side.
  • Reduce heat, add 2 tbsp of ranch dressing to each chicken breast. add bacon strips crossing over your chicken. Sprinkle the cheese over the chicken and cover with a lid until cheese is hot and bubbly.
  • Serve and enjoy