Chicken wing dip, also known as buffalo chicken dip, is a popular and indulgent appetizer that combines the flavors of spicy buffalo chicken wings with creamy and cheesy goodness. It’s perfect for parties, game days, or any occasion where you want a crowd-pleasing snack. Here’s how to make chicken wing dip:
- 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken (rotisserie chicken works well)
- 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup buffalo sauce (adjust to your spice preference)
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese (optional, for extra flavor)
- 1/4 cup chopped green onions (optional, for garnish)
- Tortilla chips, celery sticks, or carrot sticks for serving
- Preheat the Oven:
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Prepare the Chicken:
- Cook and shred the chicken if you haven’t already. Rotisserie chicken is a convenient option for this recipe.
- Mix Creamy Base:
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the softened cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, and buffalo sauce. Stir until the mixture is smooth and well combined.
- Add Chicken and Cheese:
- Add the shredded chicken, shredded cheddar cheese, and crumbled blue cheese (if using) to the creamy mixture. Stir everything together until the ingredients are evenly distributed.
- Transfer to Baking Dish:
- Transfer the chicken wing dip mixture to a baking dish, such as an 8×8-inch or 9×9-inch dish, spreading it out evenly.
- Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for about 20-25 minutes, or until the dip is hot and bubbly, and the top is lightly golden.
- Garnish and Serve:
- Remove the chicken wing dip from the oven and garnish it with chopped green onions if desired.
- Serve the chicken wing dip hot with tortilla chips, celery sticks, or carrot sticks for dipping.
Chicken wing dip is a rich and flavorful appetizer with a spicy kick from the buffalo sauce. It’s perfect for dipping, and you can customize the spice level by adjusting the amount of buffalo sauce you use. Enjoy this delicious and indulgent snack at your next gathering!