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Wife's got some ground chicken out

OkeejohnOkeejohn Posts: 291
edited 8:37PM in EggHead Forum
Thinking about something along Mexican food....anyone have any ideas?[p]John

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  • okeejohn,
    Chicken chili w/ chick peas[p]or brown it with some wing sauce and scoop into cresent pastries with crumbled blue cheese.[p]Bob

  • YBYB Posts: 3,861
    okeejohn,
    You could make this meatloaf with the ground chicken.
    Larry[p]Mexican Meatloaf [p]Submitted by: SpiceCooks
    Ingredients:[p]
    • 2 lb Ground Chuck - I used 1lb ground chuck and 1lb ground pork
    • 2/3 Cup Salsa
    • 1 Tbs Spicy Seasoning Mix - I used 1/2 Tbs Black Pepper
    • 1/3 Cup Chopped Green Bell Pepper - I used 1/2 Cup
    • 1/3 Cup Chopped Onion - I used 1/2 cup
    • 1 Cup Crushed Tortilla Chips
    • 1 Egg, Slightly beaten
    • 1 Cup Shredded Mexican Cheese [p]Preparation Directions:
    • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Mix until thoroughly combined. [p]Cooking Directions:
    • Spray broiler pan rack with Pam. Line tray with aluminum foil. Place meatloaf on broiler pan rack and let sit at room temperature for one hour. Preheat BGE to 350°. Using the indirect method of cooking with firebricks, place the meatloaf on the firebricks. Insert polder and set temperature to 160°. Cook until polder alarms. Remove from EGG and let rest for 30 minutes before slicing. [p]Special Instructions:
    • Excellent when served with jalapeno corn casserole from the forum recipe section.[p]

    [p]
    Mexican Meatloaf Topping[p]
    Submitted by: SpiceCooks
    1 can cheddar cheese soup
    1/3 cup salsa
    1/4 cup milk
    1 teaspoon spicy seasoning mix
    Combine in saucepan on stove on medium heat. Bring to a simmer stirring frequently, do not boil. Serve on top of the meatloaf.[p]

  • okeejohn,
    Best ground chicken recipe is to season the ground chicken well -- Soya sauce, worchester sauce, lots of spices, fried onions, etc... It's prett bland on its own.
    THEN.....
    Buy portabello mushrooms.
    Make a "portabello mushroom sandwich". In other words, cover the mushroom with ground chicken making a patty. You shouldn't be able to see any of the mushroom once it's done. I hope I explained this well -- the mushroom should be hidden inside the burger. [p]Buy big buns (the finished product is on the large side and they don't shrink much because there isn't much fat in ground chicken).[p]Cook with direct heat at 375 for 15-20 minutes each side. I usually add some cherry wood.[p]Makes a nice alternative to plain burgers.[p]Let me know how it goes.

  • Is that a chicken with no legs? :)
  • RascalRascal Posts: 3,359
    BluesnBBQ, Yep, a new "market" breed. Since they can't run away to escape their destiny, why waste the feed on 'em to grow legs? 8 - )[p]Rascal

  • Rascal,[p]Is this similar to a boneless chicken ranch?[p]Smoke Diver
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