The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Avatar Image

Zesty Ranch Chicken Drumsticks with Homemade Ranch Dipping Sauce

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

7
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

A healthy yet delicious alternative to fried chicken drumsticks. They’re marinated in a super flavorful, zesty ranch marinade and broiled in the oven in order to get a little smoky flavor.

Ingredients

  • FOR THE RANCH DIPPING SAUCE:
  • 1 cup Mayonnaise
  • ½ cups Plain Greek Yogurt
  • ½ cups Buttermilk
  • ¼ teaspoons Salt To Taste
  • ¼ cups Parsley, Chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Oregano, Chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Chives, Chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Dill, Chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • ½ teaspoons Paprika
  • ¼ teaspoons Cayenne Pepper (Optional)
  • FOR THE CHICKEN:
  • 16 whole Chicken Drumsticks
  • 1 bottle (16 Oz. Size) Zesty Italian Dressing
  • 1 package (about 1 Oz. Packet) Hidden Valley Ranch Seasoning

Preparation

For the ranch dipping sauce:
In a bowl combine mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, buttermilk, salt, parsley, fresh oregano, chives, dill, Worcestershire sauce, paprika and cayenne pepper, tasting frequently and adjusting seasonings as needed. Chill for a couple of hours before serving.

For the chicken:
Place chicken legs in a large plastic bag or bowl. Pour Italian dressing over the top, tossing to combine. Cover with plastic wrap (if using bowl) and marinate for at least 2 hours, several hours is better. Toss a few times during the marinating process.

Preheat broiler to high. Arrange oven rack toward bottom of oven.

Lay chicken legs on a broiler pan, or other baking dish with a drip tray. Sprinkle ranch seasoning on both sides and broil for 25 minutes, turning once and marinating other side with ranch seasoning halfway through. Remove pan from oven when done.

Serve immediately with ranch dipping sauce and enjoy!

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Mini BBQ Pineapple Turkey Meatloaves
Avatar Image by Taylor Kiser in Main Courses
Healthy, protein-packed bites of sweet and smokey flavor. Your family is...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 12 Level: Easy


Zesty Drunken Chicken
Avatar Image by Wendi Spraker in Main Courses
A delicious dish that reminds you of a spicy bourbon chicken.
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Chicken and Rice (Morgh Polo)
Avatar Image by Bita @ Honest & Tasty in Main Courses
This Persian dish isn't just any chicken and rice dish!
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Slow Cooker Chicken with Pomegranates
Avatar Image by Kim Pawell in Main Courses
This slow-cooker dish is fork-tender and delicious, with a good balance...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Twice-Baked Chicken Pot Pie Potatoes with Crispy Bacon
Avatar Image by Climbing Grier Mountain in Main Courses
A classic chicken pot pie stuffed into a carb-loaded potato. Comfort...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy