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buffalo chicken meatloaf

Buffalo Chicken Meatloaf


  • Author: chefjar
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x

Description

This buffalo chicken meatloaf is made with ground chicken, celery, carrots, cheddar cheese and topped with hot Franks sauce, blue cheese crumbs, and ranch dressing-yum!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 cup celery, finely minced
  • 1 medium carrot, finely minced
  • 2 tablespoons celery leaves, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium onion, very finely chopped
  • 2 pounds ( 1 kilogram) lean ground chicken or turkey
  • 3/4 cup panko or regular breadcrumbs
  • 1 1/2 cup sharp shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2  eggs
  • 2 tablespoons blue cheese dressing
  • 1/4 cup Franks Hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup diced green onion or fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Salt  as needed

For Topping:

  • 3/4 cup buffalo sauce, divided

To Garnish:

  • Diced green onions
  • 1-2 tablespoons blue cheese crumbs
  • Ranch or blue cheese dressing

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 400°F |200° C. Grease an oven grill tray or regular tray with cooking oil spray. Keep aside.
  • Add the onion, celery, carrot, celery leaves and garlic to your food processor, pulse until finely minced, scraping down the sides if needed.
  • In a large bowl combine the mixture with ground  chicken, eggs, panko breadcrumbs, cheddar cheese, green onion, blue cheese dressing, Franks hot sauce, black pepper and salt. Transfer the meat mixture into a loaf pan and press lightly to shape the meat loaf, then turn it out onto the prepared oven grill tray. Alternatively, you can place the the meat mixture on the tray and shape into a rectangle with your hands.
  • Spread half of the buffalo sauce on top of the meatloaf and reserve the other half. 
  • Bake meatloaf for 45 minutes, then remove from the oven, pour the remaining sauce over the meatloaf, return back to the oven and bake further for 15 minutes or until cooked through and the internal temperature reaches 165° F. 
  • Remove from the oven and allow to rest for 10 minutes before slicing.
  • Top with blue cheese crumbs, garnish with green onion and drizzle with ranch or blue cheese dressing.
  • Enjoy!

 

  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Category: Chicken recipes
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 330kcal
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Sodium: 1250mg
  • Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 29g
  • Cholesterol: 179mg

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