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Buffalo Chicken Smashed Potatoes

Buffalo Chicken Smashed Potatoes

Spicy, cheesy and delicious Buffalo Chicken Smashed Potatoes. A great recipe for game day!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword buffalo chicken dip, cheesy smashed potatoes, creamer potatoes, game day appetizer, game day food, game day recipes, roasted smashed potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 273 kcal
Author Samantha

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs Creamer Potatoes by The Little Potato Company*
  • 1/2 cup shredded cooked chicken breasts**
  • 1/4 cup Ranch Salad Dressing
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce (your favourite vinegar based version)
  • 1/4 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 125 grams cream cheese***
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp thinly sliced green onion, optional

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, cover the Creamer potatoes with water and bring to a boil over high heat. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium-low for 15 minutes or until potatoes have some give when pierced with a sharp knife. Alternatively, microwave the potatoes for 3 minutes.

  2. Preheat oven to 425° F and line a baking tray with foil or parchment paper.

  3. Mix together chicken, ranch dressing, hot sauce, half the mozzarella cheese, half the cheddar cheese, and cream cheese. Set aside.

  4. Drain potatoes if cooking on stove, and toss with olive oil, salt and pepper. Place on prepared baking sheet and gently smash potatoes with the back of a fork.

  5. Top each potato with buffalo chicken mixture. Bake for 10 minutes.

  6. Remove and top with remaining mozzarella and cheddar cheese. Bake for another 10 minutes or until cheese is bubbling and has turned golden brown.

  7. Remove from oven, top with green onion if using, and allow to cool for 2-5 minutes before serving. Potatoes are best served immediately, but can be reheated in oven for 15 minutes at 425° F within 2 days.

Recipe Notes

* I used the Blushing Belle varietal for this recipe, but any varietal from The Little Potato Company will work well in this recipe. 

** perfect use for leftover chicken! 

*** 125 grams is half of a brick of cream cheese. 

Nutrition Facts
Buffalo Chicken Smashed Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 273 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 654mg28%
Potassium 542mg15%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 368IU7%
Vitamin C 23mg28%
Calcium 96mg10%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.