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Buffalo Chicken Dip

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo chicken dip is arguably one of the most popular game-day or party appetisers, and the perfect comfort food for any special occasion. Cheesy and spicy, Buffalo chicken dip is sinfully creamy and mouthwatering. Made with simple ingredients like shredded chicken, ranch dressing, hot sauce and cheese, it's super-easy to prepare, cook and eat.

Making a killer Buffalo chicken dip doesn't require much effort. If you can stir, season and have a functioning oven, you'll be able to whip this baby up in no time. Serve it right out of the oven so everyone can indulge in its gooey cheesy mess. And don't forget the gigantic bowl of chips and obligatory celery sticks.

22 September, 2022
Average: 4 (2 votes)

serves for

8

total time

0 HR 45 MIN

ingredients

Chicken breasts
3 large boneless skinless, boiled and shredded
Cream Cheese
8 oz (225 grams)
Ranch dressing
1 cup
Hot Sauce
1 cup
Freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp
Garlic Powder
1 tsp
Green onion
1/2 cup (chopped)
Mozzarella Cheese
1.5 cups (shredded and divided)
Cheddar
1.5 cups (shredded and divided)

Preparation

Step 01

Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat if your chicken is not yet cooked. Add the chicken breasts to the pot and return to a boil. Remove from heat and cover with a lid. Allow your chicken to poach for approximately 25 minutes. When fully cooked, remove from the pot and let cool.

Step 02

Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and spray a 9x9-inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.

Step 03

In a medium saucepot over medium-low heat, combine the cream cheese, ranch dressing, hot sauce, black pepper and garlic powder. Whisk constantly until the cream cheese has dissolved in the ranch and hot sauce. Take the saucepot off the heat.

Step 04

Add the chicken, green onion, one cup of the shredded mozzarella cheese, and one cup of the shredded cheddar cheese to the saucepot. Stir well to combine. Transfer to a baking pan and top with remaining mozzarella and cheddar cheese.

Step 05

Bake for approximately 20-30 minutes, or until the cheese has melted and the sides are bubbling. Set oven to broil and cook your buffalo chicken dip for another 2-3 minutes, or until the top is golden brown. 

What to serve with Buffalo chicken dip

Buffalo chicken dip tastes great with just about everything. This big crowd pleaser goes well with sliced baguettes, pita bread, crackers, tortilla chips, pretzels or corn chips. Celery sticks, carrot sticks, and sweet mini peppers are fantastic at scooping. 

How long does Buffalo chicken dip last in the fridge?

Buffalo chicken dip can be kept in the refrigerator for up to four days. Make sure your fridge is set below 40°F (4° C). 

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