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Buffalo Chicken Tot Bake

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Potato Type: Russet
Cuisine: American
Prep Method: BakedCasserole


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Prep Time

30 Mins

Cook Time

30 Mins


Serves 25



Buffalo Chicken Tot Bake

  • 2 lbs & 8 oz chicken, cooked, diced
  • 1 1/4 c buffalo-style sauce
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 8 oz cheese, cheddar, shredded
  • 8 oz cheese, mozzarella, shredded
  • 3 lbs 15 oz potato rounds, reduced sodium
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped (optional)
  • 1/4 cup hot chili sauce, Sriracha


  1. Thaw diced chicken in the refrigerator.
    CCP: Hold at 41°F or below.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Spray full size sheet pan with pan release.
  4. Place one 5 lb. bag of frozen potato rounds on each prepared pan.
  5. Bake potato rounds according to manufacturer’s instructions.
    CCP: Cook to a minimum internal temperature of 135°F.
  6. Place baked potato rounds in 2-inch full size steamtable pan and hold until service.
    CCP: Hold and serve at 135°F or above.
  7. In a large bowl, combine buffalo sauce and granulated garlic. Add diced chicken and coat thoroughly.
  8. Add shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese to spicy chicken mixture and toss to coat thoroughly.
  9. Spray 2-inch steamtable pan with pan release. Add chicken and cheese mixture.
  10. Cover with foil (spray foil with pan release to prevent cheese from sticking).
  11. Bake at 350°F until heated through and cheese has melted – hold for service.
    CCP: Cook to a minimum internal temperature of 135°F.
    CCP: Hold and serve at 135°F or above.
  12. Rinse fresh cilantro under running water. Using a chef’s knife, chop leaves into small pieces. Hold refrigerated until service.
  13. For service, place hot chicken and cheese mixture on serving line with pan of potatoes to the right.
  14. Using a packed no. 10 disher, place 2.8 oz scoop of chicken and cheese on tray or serving container.
  15. Top with ½ c of potato rounds using 4 oz spoodle – approximately 9 rounds.
  16. Garnish serving with ~¼ tsp chopped cilantro and lightly drizzle with hot chili sauce.
  17. Serve with ½ c celery sticks for added appeal.


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