Oh My! This is a "Slap Yo Mama" recipe for delicious southern "fried" chicken. You get the taste of fried Smart Chicken without all the mess; plus you get the added benefit of it being so much healthier for you!
4+ cups Rice Krispy cereal, crushed in food processor, blender or in a zip-lock bag, use more if needed*
1/2 package Hidden Valley Original Ranch Seasoning Mix, optional
3 Tablespoons Hidden Valley Original Ranch Seasoning Mix, optional
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 stick unsalted butter, melted, or more if needed
1 package Smart Chicken, your choice of pieces (thighs, drumsticks, breasts, etc.)
Note: The drippings and crunchies found in the bottom of baking sheet can be added to your homemade gravy recipe.
Note: Because the Smart Chicken pieces are already rinsed for you, you do not have to rinse them again, unless you feel it is absolutely necessary for your peace of mind.