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Loaded Potato Buffalo Chicken Hot Dish

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If you like buffalo chicken wings, you’ll love this loaded potato buffalo chicken hot dish.  A Mouthwatering blend of perfectly seasoned roasted potatoes smothered in cheese, scallions, crispy bacon and adorned with delicious morsels of buffalo chicken!

Buffalo chicken wings are a great dish, but this takes it a step further and makes a complete meal in a casserole-style hot dish that the entire family will love. It’s a great way to stretch a small amount of chicken into a hearty, filling meal.

We’ve included a couple of versions below, a family-size recipe that easily feeds 4-6 people and a downsized version for smaller households that feeds 2-3 people.

plate with serving of loaded potato buffalo chicken casserole

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Loaded Potato Buffalo Chicken Hot Dish Family Size

To feed 4-6 People You’ll Need
2 pounds boneless chicken breasts, cubed (1″)
4-6 medium potatoes, washed, diced
1/3 cup olive oil
1 1/2 Tbsp. garlic powder
1 Tbsp. paprika
6 Tbsp. hot sauce
1 Tbsp. black pepper
1 1/2 tsp salt

Topping:
2 cups fiesta blend cheese
4-6 slices crispy bacon, crumbled
1 cup green onion, sliced thinly

Preheat oven to 450°F .

Lightly spray a 9″X13″ baking dish with olive oil or another non-stick spray. (We use a Misto) In a large bowl mix together the olive oil, salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder, and hot sauce.

Add the diced potatoes and stir to coat. Spoon the potatoes from the seasoning mixture using a slotted spoon and transfer them to the 9×13 dish. Don’t pour them as you need the remaining seasoning mixture to marinate the chicken in.)

Add the diced chicken to the bowl with the leftover olive oil/hot sauce mixture and stir to coat. Allow it to marinate while the potatoes cook.
raw buffalo chicken pieces marinating

Bake the potatoes for 40-45 minutes, stirring every 12-15 minutes, until cooked through and crispy and browned on the outside,

Once the potatoes are fully cooked, remove them from the oven and then lower the oven temperature to 400 degrees.

Top the cooked potatoes with the raw marinated chicken, Sprinkle with Cheese, Scallions, and Bacon. Return the casserole to the oven and bake for 12 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and the topping is bubbly delicious.

Serve with extra hot sauce, ranch dressing a dollop of sour cream, if desired.

serving of loaded potato buffalo chicken hot dish

Small Batch Recipe

To Feed 2-3 People: You’ll Need
1 boneless chicken breast, cubed (1″)
2 potatoes (large), washed, diced
2 tsp. garlic powder
Olive oil (about 2 Tablespoons)
3/4 tsp salt
2 tsp black pepper
1 1/2 tsp. paprika
4 Tbsp. hot sauce (we used Franks)

Topping:
1 fiesta blend cheese
3 slices crispy bacon, crumbled
1/2 cup sliced scallions

Follow directions as listed above, except using a 9″x9″ baking dish or a pie plate instead of a 9″x13″.

serving of loaded potato buffalo chicken hot dish
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Loaded Potato Buffalo Chicken Casserole

Budget101.com by Melissa 'Liss' Burnell
An incredible blend of perfectly seasoned potatoes topped with cheese, scallions, bacon, and buffalo chicken!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
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Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 649 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 pounds boneless chicken breasts cubed (1")
  • 4-6 potatoes medium, washed, diced
  • cup olive oil
  • 1 ½ Tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon paprika
  • 6 Tablespoons hot sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups fiesta blend cheese
  • 6 slices crispy bacon crumbled
  • 1 cup green onion sliced thinly

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450F. Lightly spray a 9"X13" baking dish with olive oil or another non-stick spray.
  • In a large bowl mix together the olive oil, salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder, and hot sauce.
    ⅓ cup olive oil, 1 ½ Tablespoon garlic powder, 1 Tablespoon paprika, 6 Tablespoons hot sauce, 1 Tablespoon black pepper, 1 ½ teaspoon salt
  • Add the diced potatoes and stir to coat.
    4-6 potatoes
  • The potatoes should be spooned out of the seasoning mixture using a slotted spoon and placed in the 9x13 dish
    2 pounds boneless chicken breasts
  • Toss the diced chicken with the leftover olive oil/hot sauce mixture in the bowl. Let it marinate while the potatoes cook.
  • Bake potatoes for 40-45 minutes, stirring every 12-15 minutes, until cooked through and crispy and browned.

Topping

  • Top the cooked potatoes with raw marinated chicken, sprinkle with cheese, scallions, and bacon.
    2 cups fiesta blend cheese, 6 slices crispy bacon, 1 cup green onion
  • Return the casserole to the oven and bake for 12 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked, and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Serve with additional hot sauce, ranch dressing, or a dollop of sour cream, as desired.

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Recipe Size Alteration Note

If you altered the ingedients above by doubling or tripling the recipe, you may also need to change the pan/dish size and adjust the cooking/baking time.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 649kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 44gFat: 39gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 136mgSodium: 1309mgPotassium: 1065mgFiber: 4gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 747IUVitamin C: 43mgCalcium: 320mgIron: 3mgNet Carbs: 25g
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