Buffalo Chicken Meatloaf
 
Ingredients
Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
Meatloaf:
  • Nonstick cooking spray, for spraying the loaf pan
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 stalks celery, small diced (about 1 cup), celery leaves reserved for garnish
  • ½ medium onion, small diced (about 1 cup)
  • 3 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 1½ pounds ground chicken thighs
  • 1 cup blue cheese crumbles (I used 1 cup parmesan instead)
  • 1½ teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2¼ cups panko breadcrumbs
Garnish
  • celery, blue cheese crumbles, hot sauce
Instructions
Sauce: Whisk together the ketchup and hot sauce in a small bowl and set aside.
meatloaf: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-by-5-by-3-inch loaf pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  1. Melt the butter in pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Saute the celery and onion until softened, 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Transfer the mixture, with the drippings, to a large bowl. Add the hot sauce to the bowl and stir to combine. Add the chicken, blue cheese, salt, pepper, eggs and 1½ cups of the panko and mix until well combined.
  4. Press the mixture into the prepared loaf pan, pressing more in the center of the loaf to create a divot.
  5. Brush the sauce over the top.
  6. Mix the Parmesan with ½ cup of the panko.
  7. Sprinkle on top of sauce.
  8. Bake 45 -60 minutes.
  9. Let rest 15 mins and slice.
  10. Serve with blue cheese crumbles, celery and hot sauce.
Recipe by Hugs and Cookies XOXO at https://hugsandcookiesxoxo.com/buffalo-chicken-meatloaf/