Szechuan Chicken Meatloaf

  • Yield servings

Ingredients

ground chicken
1 cup finely chopped peanuts
1/3 cup finely diced green pepper
1/3 cup finely diced red onion
2 -- gloves of fresh garlic, minced
1 -- inch segment fresh ginger root peeled and minced
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 -- lime, divided, half for chicken mixture and half for glaze
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon five spice powder
1 -- egg
1 cup panko bread crumbs
1/2 cup coconut milk
-- Sesame seeds
-- Sweet chili glaze(recipe follows)
4 cups cooked jasmine rice
1 teaspoon sesame oil
-- Pickled cucumber and radish salad for garnish(recipe below)
1 cup roughly chopped cilantro for garnish

Instructions

Sweet chili glaze:
1 cup ketchup
3/4 cup sweet chili sauce
1 tablespoon hoisin sauce and 1/2 juice of a lime
Combine these four ingredients in a small bowl and set aside
Set oven at 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl add the ground chicken and 1/3 cup of the peanuts(reserve the rest) and the next 9 ingredients. Mix the egg and coconut milk in a small bowl, then add the panko bread crumbs and thoroughly combine with a spoon. Add the egg mixture to the ground chicken mixture. With your hands thoroughly combine all ingredients. The mixture will appear rather wet, this is okay. One at a time, shape the mixture into 4 mini egg shaped loaves and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Place loaves on the middle rack in a preheated 350 degree oven and cook for 2o minutes. Remove from oven and brush each loaf with the sweet chili glaze (about a tablespoon each) reserve the remainder for the table. Sprinkle each loaf with sesame seeds. Place back into oven for another 5 to 10 minutes. Remove and let rest. While the chicken loaves are cooking gently toss rice with 1/4 cup of the chopped cilantro, 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts and 1 teaspoon sesame oil. Set aside and keep warm. Then: Prepare the pickled cucumber and radish salad: thinly slice one small cucumber and three or four radishes. Place in a bowl with just enough rice wine vinegar to cover salad and1 tablespoon sugar. Mix and set aside for garnish. Spread rice onto a platter and arrange each loaf onto the rice. Garnish with drained cucumber and radish salad, chopped cilantro and remainder of peanuts. Serve and enjoy!

Comments

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 207 other followers