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Tomatillo Ranch Chicken

Tomatillo Ranch Chicken

This juicy chicken is flavorful and delicious after being marinated, cooked, and smothered in creamy tomatillo ranch dressing!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 544kcal
Author Tiffany


  • 1 cup mayo
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 1 package buttermilk ranch dressing mix
  • 2 ½ teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 3 tomatillos husked and chopped
  • ½ teaspoon lime juice
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts


  • Blend together mayo, buttermilk and next five ingredients. Pour 1 cup of dressing into a large ziplock back. Add chicken breasts. Seal and chill at least 30 minutes or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 375. Discard marinade and place chicken breasts side by side in a shallow baking dish. Bake 20-25 minutes until chicken is cooked through. Top with additional dressing and serve with rice if desired. Enjoy!


Extra sauce can be stored in airtight container in the fridge up to three days. 


Calories: 544kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 633mg | Potassium: 567mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 419IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1mg