Sunday, August 28, 2016

BBQ Chicken & Bacon Poutine

It's football season and you want great snacks to compensate in case your team isn't on the winning side.  Why not serve a tray of hot bbq chicken poutine to your team of cheering fans...they'll appreciate it and cheer for you.  

BBQ Chicken Poutine

2 large russet potatoes, peeled and sliced
1 tbsp extra light virgin olive oil
1/4 tsp paprika
salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Place potatoes in a small bowl.  Mix spices in a separate small bowl.  Drizzle olive oil over potatoes.  Toss in spices and make sure the fries are evenly coated.  
Bake for 45 minutes at 350°.

BBQ Gravy ~

1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp flour

1 cup chicken stock
1/3 cup bbq sauce

Whisk together melted butter and flour in a small saucepan.  Add in the chicken stock and bbq sauce.  Cook over medium heat until thickened.

1 chicken breast, cooked and shredded (approximately 1 cup)

3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbles
5 oz cheddar cheese curds

Place baked french fries at the bottom of an oven ready pan.  Top with shredded chicken, bacon and cheese curds.  Return to oven for 5 minutes to a raised temperature of 400°.  Remove from oven and top with 1/4 cup hot bbq gravy.  Serve immediately.