3 Ingredient Buttermilk Ranch Roasted Chicken (Keto, Low Carb)

Shamelessly I admit…I stood over the chicken pan feeling a bit like a barbarian…I was scraping the pan drippings off and eating them. I was greasy, I was hiding a little, I was in heaven! Ranch dressing has got to be the cure-all for food: celery is not nasty as long as it’s covered in ranch, a Chick-fil-a sandwich is divine, but BETTER drenched in creamy buttermilk ranch dressing!
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This roasted chicken recipe is one of the simplest stick-it-in-the-oven-and-forget-it recipes you will find. It DOES take 1hr 45mins to cook, but you literally don’t have to do anything to it during that time. No pre-browning, no flipping, grilling, tending to, so why not set your oven to start at 2 hours before you want to eat dinner and enjoy fall off the bone quality chicken with flavor through the roof?
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When we go too many days without having roasted chicken, my husband is the first to mention it, “we haven’t had your roasted chicken in a while…” This recipe was a huge hit. Mix 3 ingredients and slather the bird and you have a delectable masterpiece that tastes like a LOT of work, but really only took you 5 minutes to get in the oven!
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Here we go……

 

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You can totally just rub the mixture over the skin with the same bake time, but this is how I did it this time, I cut up one side of the spine and butterflied it (Set the open side of the body on the pan, breast side up)
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Mix 1/4 cup Original Ranch with 1 tbsp lemon juice. Slather all over and spoon some under the skin of the breasts, pushing it down under-skin to get some on the entire breast. Then sprinkle with seasoning salt evenly all over.

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Roast for 1.5-1hr 45 mins at 350 degrees.


 

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These brown spots are one of life’s simple pleasures. They make this chicken out of this world!

This recipe only requires 3 ingredients…

Buttermilk Ranch Roasted Chicken

1 whole fryer chicken (organic preferred)

*1/4 cup Buttermilk ranch (or regular ranch with a tbsp lemon juice in it)

Seasoning salt

Spread ranch all over and under the skin of chicken, sprinkle with seasoned salt and bake at 350ยบ for 1hr 45mins.

*the paleo option would be to use the paleo ranch HERE.

I hope you enjoy this easy recipe, let me know in the comments if you decide to try and don’t forget to share on social media so I can continue bringing you delicious healthy recipes to inspire the best chef in you! Thanks guys!

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Super easy! When we do whole roasted chickens we butterfly them up just because it cooks so much faster that way.

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    1. Paleomomnoms says:

      Totally and they’re so versatile!!

      Liked by 1 person

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