Chicken Loaf

1
David Reeves

By
@Woodrow

From my grandmother and adapted by my mother, this 1950's recipe still tastes great. It was selected and published in The Original Tennessee Homecoming Cookbook, p. 88, Edited by Daisy King 1985.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6 - 8

Ingredients

  • 1
    hen about 6 lbs, or 2 broilers
  • 1
    carrot
  • 1
    onion, small
  • 3
    stalks of celery
  • 1
    carrot, sliced
  • 1 c
    onion, diced
  • 1 c
    celery, diced
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 c
    rice, cooked
  • 2 c
    fresh bread crumbs (may use a mix of white bread and cornbread)
  • 1 c
    pimento, chopped
  • 3 c
    chicken broth
  • 5
    eggs, well-beaten

How to Make Chicken Loaf

Step-by-Step

  1. Cover chicken with water and add carrot, onion, celery stalks and salt & pepper to taste. Let simmer until done and cool in broth.
  2. De-bone chicken and combine meat with remainder of ingredients.
  3. Put mixture into a greased 13" x 9" x2" baking dish and bake in a 350 degree F oven for 1 hour.
  4. Let set for 10-15 minutes, then cut into squares and serve with the following sauce:

    Sauce
    1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    1/2 cup butter
    1 can cream of mushroom soup
    2 cups chicken broth
    dash of lemon

    Combine flour, butter, soup and broth; cook until thick. Add lemon and serve over chicken squares.
  5. UPDATE: If you want to save time, skip step #1 above and buy the readily available roasted chicken from your grocery store. The downside will be that you will have to replace the very flavorful homemade chicken stock with canned stock. Also experiment with the taste by using your favorite seasoning blend in step #2, e.g., Tony Chachere's Creole Seasoning.

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Course/Dish: Chicken
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