Buffalo Chicken Dip

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

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The Ultimate Buffalo Chicken Dip for Game Day (and Beyond!)

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This buffalo chicken dip recipe is a total game-changer! It’s packed with flavor, easy to throw together, and guaranteed to disappear in minutes.

Why You’ll Love This Dip:

  • Super Creamy and Loaded: Forget dry dips! This recipe is overflowing with juicy chicken, three types of cheese, and a creamy base.
  • Spice it Up Your Way: The amount of hot sauce is adjustable, so you can make it mild or turn up the heat for a fiery kick.
  • Simple and Quick: With minimal prep and under 40 minutes of cook time, this is the perfect last-minute appetizer.
  • Party Pleaser: This dip is a crowd favorite, ideal for game days, get-togethers, or just a fun movie night at home.

Ingredients:

  • Cooked and shredded chicken (store-bought rotisserie chicken is a great shortcut!)
  • Cream cheese (softened to room temperature)
  • Buffalo sauce (choose your favorite brand!)
  • Ranch dressing (or blue cheese dressing for a tangy twist)
  • Garlic powder (for extra depth of flavor)
  • Colby-Jack cheese (shredded, divided)
  • Blue cheese crumbles and green onions (optional garnish)

Let’s Get Dipping!

  1. Cook the Chicken: Shred your chicken breasts beforehand. Rotisserie chicken is a lifesaver if you’re short on time. Want to get fancy? Use your Instant Pot for perfectly cooked chicken in minutes!
  2. Preheat and Prep: Heat your oven to 375°F and spray a baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Make the Creamy Base: In a saucepan over medium-high heat, combine cream cheese, buffalo sauce, ranch dressing, and garlic powder. Whisk it all together until the cream cheese is melted and smooth.
  4. Combine and Bake: Take the pan off the heat and stir in the shredded chicken and half of the Colby-Jack cheese. Pour the mixture into your baking dish and top with the remaining cheese. Bake for 30 minutes, or until bubbly and golden brown.
  5. Garnish and Serve: If you’re feeling fancy, sprinkle with blue cheese crumbles and chopped green onions. Serve hot with your favorite dippers like carrot sticks, celery sticks, tortilla chips, crackers, or even a sliced baguette!

Tips:

  • Don’t be afraid to adjust the amount of hot sauce to your preferred spice level.
  • Leftovers? Store the dip in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat gently in the microwave or oven.
  • Feeling adventurous? Try adding chopped cooked broccoli or cauliflower for a veggie boost.

This buffalo chicken dip is sure to be a hit at your next gathering. So ditch the boring chips and salsa and give this recipe a try! You won’t regret it.

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip


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  • Author: Mekar Official
  • Total Time: 40 minutes

Description

This buffalo chicken dip recipe is a total game-changer! It’s packed with flavor, easy to throw together, and guaranteed to disappear in minutes.


Ingredients

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  • 3 cups cooked, shredded chicken (rotisserie chicken works great!)
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce (like Frank’s RedHot)
  • 1/2 cup ranch or blue cheese dressing
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Colby-Jack cheese
  • Optional: blue cheese crumbles & green onion for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Spray a baking dish with non-stick spray.
  2. In a saucepan, combine cream cheese, hot sauce, dressing, and garlic powder. Heat until melted and smooth.
  3. Stir in chicken and 1 cup of cheese. Pour into baking dish.
  4. Top with remaining cheese. Bake 30 minutes, or until bubbly and melted.
  5. Garnish with blue cheese and green onion (optional). Serve with veggies, chips, or crackers.
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 10
  • Calories: 334kcal
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Sodium: 296mg
  • Fat: 28g
  • Saturated Fat: 17g
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 79mg

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