Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Loaded Potato and Buffalo Chicken Casserole

I've been talking a lot about Pinterest lately. I'm becoming more and more obsessed with that site. I'm also obsessed with Buffalo Chicken. So when I came across this recipe there was no question about me making this. It was absolutely fantastic!

Loaded Potato and Buffalo Chicken Casserole
Adapted From Cook Lisa Cook

2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
8-10 medium potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cube( I used Yukon Gold)
1/3 cup olive oil
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1 Tbsp freshly ground pepper
1 Tbsp paprika
2 Tbsp garlic powder
6 Tbsp hot sauce ( I used Franks buffalo sauce)
2 cups Shredded Cheddar & Monterey Jack cheese
1 cup crumbled bacon
1 cup diced green onion

Preheat oven to 500F. In a large bowl mix together the olive oil, salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder, & hot sauce. Add the cubed potatoes and stir to coat. Carefully scoop the potatoes into a cooking spray coated baking dish, leaving behind as much of the olive oil/hot sauce mix as possible. Bake the potatoes for 45-50 minutes, stirring every 10-15 minutes, until cooked through and crispy & browned on the outside.
While the potatoes are cooking, add the cubed chicken to the bowl with the leftover olive oil/hot sauce mix and stir to coat. Once the potatoes are fully cooked, remove from the oven and lower the oven temperature to 400F. Top the cooked potatoes with the raw marinated chicken. In a bowl mix together the cheese, bacon & green onion and top the raw chicken with the cheese mix.

Return the casserole to the oven and bake for 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the topping is bubbly delicious. Serve with extra hot sauce and/or ranch dressing.


  1. Yum! My husband would love this! (I would too!) You always have such tasty recipes!

  2. Sounds delicious. I have potatoes that are begging to be used. I'll have to try this recipe.

  3. Stopping by from Welcome Wednesday. This looks so yummy!

    Leslie :)

  4. I am going to have to try this. Looks great. I found you on the Welcome Wednesday Hop. Come over and say hi! http://www.thesexysinglemommy.com

  5. Looks super yummy! I'm following you, too! Thanks for stopping by and sharing this at All my Bloggy Friends :)

  6. Holy yummy recipes! I'll have to try some out!
    Just wanted to say thank you for joining our Welcome Wednesday blog hop! We hope to see you stop by weekly and even maybe enter some of our giveaways and check out our freebies & deals! We are so happy to be new followers of your blog and can't wait to come back! You are more than welcome to grab our special Welcome Wednesday button which will link you directly to our hop each week & that also helps spread the word about our great event!

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  7. Stopping by from All My Bloggy Friends.
    I like the looks of this!

  8. I love how you combined two delicious meals into one! Thanks for sharing!

  9. So glad that you made Loaded Potato & Buffalo Chicken Casserole and that everyone enjoyed it, yours looks delicious. This casserole is one of our favorites.

    Cook Lisa Cook


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