Buffalo Chicken Dip

Prep Time:

Cook Time:

1 Hour

Serves:

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About the Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3-4 cups chicken, shredded

  • 2 (8 oz) packages cream cheese, softened

  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded (reserve 1/2 cup for topping)

  • 1 cup buffalo sauce

  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing

Garnish:

  • Serve with vegetables/chips

  • Blue cheese

  • Green onions, sliced

  • Fresh parsley

Preparation

Step 1

Chop or shred chicken.  Put aside.


Step 2

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees


Step 3

In a saucepan, heat the cream cheese and 1 1/2 cups cheddar, sauce, and dressing at medium temperature.  Mix well while cheeses are melting, approx. 3 mins.  Remove from the heat.  Fold in the chicken.  Pour into a 9 x 9-inch baking dish.  Top the dip with the remaining 1/2 cup of cheddar cheese.  Bake for 20 mins.  Remove the dip from the oven and garnish it before serving.

Marinade Chicken:

Step 1

Place chicken in a bowl or zip bag.  Add enough marinade to cover the chicken.


Step 2

Cover the chicken and refrigerate until ready to cook.


Step 3

Remove the chicken from the bowl and pat dry with paper towels before cooking.


Note:  Chicken can marinate for as little as 30 mins.  It is best to marinate longer or overnight.