Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip

The smell of buffalo wing sauce reminds me of a fun college waitressing job I had.

When it’s combined with two kinds of cheese, cream cheese, and chicken we’re talking serious comfort food.

Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip - Cheese, cream cheese, and chicken combined in a fast and easy dip!! Total comfort food that'll be devoured at any party!! Great for game day parties!

I can and do make a meal out of dips, and the cheesier the better. This one is plenty cheesy, creamy, and there’s just enough kick from the wing sauce. I use medium heat because my family doesn’t like anything hotter, but go as hot or mild as you like.

Rather than using chicken, I used Beyond Meat Grilled Strips. They’re fat-free, gluten-free, and there’s 20 grams of protein in a 3-ounce, 120-calorie portion. My friends and family had no idea it wasn’t real chicken as they were devouring the dip. I loved how easy the strips were to just chop and stir into the dip before baking.

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Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip - Cheese, cream cheese, and chicken combined in a fast and easy dip!! Total comfort food that'll be devoured at any party!! Great for game day parties!

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It’s a fast, easy recipe that’ll be a guaranteed hit with everyone at your next event and is perfect for game day parties. You can assemble it up to two days in advance and keep it covered in the fridge before baking it off before your event.

Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip - Cheese, cream cheese, and chicken combined in a fast and easy dip!! Total comfort food that'll be devoured at any party!! Great for game day parties!

 

Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo wing sauce combined with two kinds of cheese, cream cheese, and chicken is serious comfort food. The dip is plenty cheesy, creamy, and there’s just enough kick from the wing sauce. It’s a fast, easy recipe that’ll be a guaranteed hit with everyone at your next event and is perfect for game day parties. You can assemble it up to two days in advance and keep it covered in the fridge before baking it off before your event.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups chopped chicken, cooked (I used thawed Beyond Meat Grilled Strips, shredded rotisserie chicken may be substituted)
  • 8 ounces brick-style cream cheese, very well-softened (lite okay)
  • 8 ounces buffalo wing sauce (I use medium heat)
  • 2 cups finely grated cheddar and monterey Jack cheese blend (or similar), divided

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and spray a 9-inch pie dish with cooking spray; set aside.
  2. To a large bowl, add the chicken, cream cheese, wing sauce, 1 cup cheese, and stir to combine.
  3. Turn mixture out into prepared dish, smoothing the top lightly with a spatula.
  4. Top with remaining 1 cup cheese. Tip – For a make-ahead option, at this point cover with plasticwrap and refrigerate for up to 2 days before baking. Remove plasticwrap before baking.
  5. Bake for about 30 to 35 minutes (start watching at 25 minutes because all ovens, cheese, etc. varies), or until lightly golden browned and bubbly. Serve immediately with chips, crackers, bread, or your favorite dippers. Dip is best warm and fresh but extra will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days. Reheat gently before serving.
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18 comments on “Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip”

  1. My co-workers would love this for an office carry in! I’ve tried the beef crumbles and thought they had great texture and flavor but haven’t tried the chicken yet. I can only find Beyond Meat products at 1 specialty health food store here on the opposite side of town. I wish my regular grocer carried it.

  2. What a great quick and easy dinner idea. This looks awesome!

  3. All that cheesy goodness – I’d never miss the meat!!

  4. This looks so delicious! I love anything buffalo chicken so this is totally right up my alley!

    Paige
    http://thehappyflammily.com

  5. I LOVE having dip for dinner! This one looks so simple, love that! 

  6. What’s a party without buffalo chicken dip?! Great job, I certainly love a good buffalo chicken dip and this looks like a winner. 

  7. Oh wow, that sounds delicious! I could eat dip for every meal.

  8. Wow, this dip looks really good. I love that you included a short round-up of other types of dip too. The spinach-mozzarella one also caught my eye.  

  9. Tried that last night – never would have tough that mixing buffalo with chicken could be so delicious. Also, since I am a huge mushrooms fan, I added about 100g of marinated mushrooms. The taste was really marvelous. Thanks for sharing, Averie!

  10. This is secretly a favorite of mine.  I’ve got one friend who always makes something similar, and I love it when she brings it over to my house!!

  11. If you searching easy and extremely tasty dinner, this is the perfect recipe!
    I`ve tried it yesterday and it was amazing, my children loved it too. Thank you for sharing it :)

  12. Beyond Meat is the best! Thanks for offering great vegetarian and vegan options :)

  13. What temperature do you cook the Buffalo Dip? It doesn’t say in the directions.

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