Spicy Chicken Recipe

Baked Buffalo Ranch Chicken Is A Great, Yummy and Affordable Alternative of Traditional Buffalo Wings

This spicy chicken recipe will be on top of your favorite list.  Guaranteed!

This spicy chicken recipe is super easy.  Marinade it, pop it into the oven and enjoy.  It's that simple.  Great for game night!


Total Time:
1 Hour 13 Minutes - 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Prep Time
: 3-5 Minutes  

Inactive Cook Time: 1 Hour 10 Minutes  
Serving: 4-6



If you love buffalo chicken, I guarantee you will love this one, too.  In fact, in my opinion, this is more flavorful than any typical buffalo chicken recipes.  Traditional buffalo chicken is all about the heat.  It numbs your taste buds.  This spicy chicken recipe has the ranch mix to bring out the flavor of buffalo chicken flavor.  I dare you to try it.



CHEF NOTES

Some people may not be able to take up this much of spiciness.  If that's the case, use 2 parts of ranch mix and 1 part of buffalo chicken mix.  

I tried out buffalo ranch mix out of the jar, which has everything mixed it up already.  It didn't come out as nice as I expect.  So, mix it yourself allows you to control how spicy or mild you want.

Normally, most of my chicken recipes can be applied to bone-in skin-on chicken thighs, quarters and breasts.  For this specific one, I tried it on the breasts once.  It is not enough to get the flavors all the way through, especially if it is split chicken breasts.  However, if you love spicy food, but cannot stomach it, using chicken breasts will work out better for you.

Spicy Chicken Recipe and Instructions

Ingredients
1 Envelope (1.6oz) Buffalo Chicken Seasoning
1 Envelope (1 oz) Ranch Mix
4-5 lbs Bone-In Skin-On Chicken Drumsticks or Chicken Thighs
1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
No-stick Cooking Spray

  1. In a small bowl, whisk all seasonings and oil together to make marinade.  It should look like thick paste.
  2. Transfer chicken into a big mixing bowl, toss in marinade and coat meat.  Chill in fridge overnight.
  3. Let chicken sit in room temperature for an hour.
  4. Preheat oven at 425F.
  5. Line a roasting pan with foil for easy clean up later, coat with no-stick cooking spray liberally.  Single layer chicken in the pan and roast for 40 minutes.
  6. Turn over and cook for another 30 minutes.
  7. Let rest for 8-10 minutes and serve along with celery sticks and blue cheese dressing for dipping.


Spicy Chicken Recipe Steps with Photos

Spicy Chicken Recipe | Baked Buffalo Ranch Chicken - 3 ingredients3 ingredients
Spicy Chicken Recipe | Baked Buffalo Ranch Chicken - Combine salt, buffalo mix, ranch dressing powder mix and extra virgin olive oil together.Combine salt, buffalo mix, ranch dressing powder mix and extra virgin olive oil together.
Spicy Chicken Recipe | Baked Buffalo Ranch Chicken - Marinade will be as thick as paste.Marinade will be as thick as paste.
Spicy Chicken Recipe | Baked Buffalo Ranch Chicken - Add marinade on top of chickenAdd marinade on top of chicken
Spicy Chicken Recipe | Baked Buffalo Ranch Chicken - Toss to coat and chill overnightToss to coat and chill overnight
Spicy Chicken Recipe | Baked Buffalo Ranch Chicken - Bake in oven until cooked through and crispy on the outsideBake in oven until cooked through and crispy on the outside
Spicy Chicken Recipe | Baked Buffalo Ranch Chicken - Enjoy with celery ribs and blue cheese dressingEnjoy with celery ribs and blue cheese dressing


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