Butter Chicken Skillet Meatloaf

My third entry for the Summer Fresh Fresh Sauces contest is my spin on meatloaf the tried and true classic - using the Summer Fresh Butter Chicken Fresh Sauce. With ground chicken, Basmati rice and some traditional Indian seasoning, this meatloaf makes a quick and easy family dinner any night of the week.

Butter Chicken Skillet Meatloaf

1/2 C Basmati rice

1 Tbsp butter

1 pound ground chicken

1 pound ground pork

1 small onion, chopped

1 medium carrot, peeled and grated

1 clove garlic, chopped

1/2 C breadcrumbs (I used Panko)

1/4 C raw sunflower seeds

1 egg, whisked

1 tsp ground cardamom

1/2 tsp fennel seeds (whole)

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

1 container Summer Fresh Butter Chicken Fresh Sauce

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Put 3/4 C water, 1/2 C Basmati rice, 1 Tbsp butter and pinch of salt in microwave safe dish - mix and microwave on high 6-7 minutes
  • In large bowl, with clean hands, mix cooked rice plus all other ingredients until everything is well combined
  • Spread layer of Summer Fresh Butter Chicken Fresh Sauce in bottom of cast iron skillet (about 3/4 of container)
  • Form meat mixture into a loaf and place in center of skillet on top of sauce
  • Brush meatloaf with remaining 1/4 container of sauce
  • Bake one hour