Buffalo Chicken Dip

Total Time:
35 min
15 min
20 min

approximately 3 1/2 cups dip

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese or ranch salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 2 (9.75-ounce) cans chicken in water, drained
  • Crackers, chips, and/or veggies, for dipping

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Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

In a (9-inch) deep-dish pie plate add the cream cheese and stir with a fork until smooth.

Stir in the dressing, hot sauce and cheeses. Mix in the canned chicken and bake for 20 minutes or until the chicken mixture is hot and bubbling.

Stir before serving with crackers, chips, and/or veggies.

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Per Serving (analyzed for 14):

Calories 180; Total Fat 14 g; (Sat Fat 6 g, Mono Fat 4 g, Poly Fat 3 g) ; Protein 12 g; Carb 1 g; Fiber 0 g; Cholesterol 53 mg; Sodium 545 mg

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    I didn't have any cream cheese, so I did without, and it was still fantastic. There's a local chain that has the best buffalo chicken dip and I've always wanted to know how to make it. THIS IS IT!!! Frank's Hot Sauce is the key.
    Nice creamy texture and taste however like others, I don't like canned chicken. I poached skinless boneless breasts in broth, mirepoix, fresh thyme for 20 minutes. Drained and finely shredded the chicken. Maybe a little heavy on the blue cheese (and I love blue cheese, a little light on the mozzarella. Also used Frank's sauce for authenticity. I'm serving mine with celery sticks and crackers for a 4th of July party.
    I make chicken breast in the crockpot before hand instead of using canned chicken. I also add a few dashes of tabasco because we like it spicy. We serve with Chicken in a Biscuit Crackers. There are never any leftovers and i always get asked for the recipe. Delicious!
    Yummy! Made this for a Mother's Day gathering and had requests for the recipe. I have diabetics in the family, so I love that it's low carb. Very good with carrots and celery. I'm not a fan of canned chicken, so I cooked a chicken breast, then I just shredded it by hand before mixing in. I also only used 1/3 cup of hot sauce because my family aren't big fans of real spicy foods. The blue cheese added just the right amount of tanginess.
    I have made this for years but I only use the rotisserie chicken available in grocery. Just tear into pieces. WAY better than canned.
    Super easy to assemble. This dish has been a hit at Christmas parties this year.
    I added salt and pepper. Also made it with chicken I cooked and ground up. Very tasty. I would make it again.
    Followed the reciped. Just scrumptious! Huge hit at 2 recent events.
    Made this recipe tonight with a few changes. I am a lap-band patient, and have to make many modifications to anything I eat. I used low-fat cream cheese instead of regular cream cheese, low-fat crumbled bleu cheese, fat-free ranch dressing, and low-fat cheddar cheese in place of the mozzarella, and added and extra 1 fluid ounce of wing sauce. Instead of the canned chicken, which can be very salty, I baked a few skinless chicken thighs in the oven with some wing sauce, let it cool, peeled the meat from the bone. In a food processor, add all ingredients except the cream cheese and cheddar cheese. Pulse until mixture is almost smooth. Add cream cheese and cheddar cheese and pulse until mixture is smooth and creamy. Transfer mixture to small casserole dish and heat in the oven until bubbly. Serve with tortilla chips or vegetables. Absolutely delicious!
    I found this recipe to be simple and great basis for variations. We are not blue cheese fans so I subsituted ranch for the blue cheese and used real chicken breasts and wing sauce. This is a real hit and I am always asked to make it for every party! Thanks!
    Love it! I use baked chicken breasts chopped up instead of canned chicken.
    Easy recipe to follow and the result is delicious. 
    Add a scallion to the dish to enhance the flavours if you wish. 
    Yummy, yummy, yummy!
    Whenever my family and I make this recipe it's a hit. Everytime we make it, we use a rotisserie chicken. We have not ever made it with canned chicken.
    This recipe is so tasty. We added a little dill to the mix to give it just a bit of freshness. Everyone raves about it. Shhh don't tell them it is so easy to make!
    I have tried several other recipes and this is the only one that I like!! use it!! soooo eaassyyy and a crowd pleaser!
    Wonderful and EASY! Used ranch, and rather than hot sauce used Hot Wing Sauce. Have had before with hot sauce. I used canned chicken, but will try with a rotisserie chicken next time. Detected no funny or processed taste. It was all gone before 2nd quarter ended!
    Okay, listen, I'm not a huge fan of Buffalo Chicken dip, but let me tell you, I've made this twice for parties and paired it with tortilla chips and it's gone in sixty seconds! I was apprehensive about using the canned chicken, but please take my word for it, it still comes out great! I was under time constraints and used the can chicken, next time if I have a chance I would try rotisserie chicken. The strong flavors overpower any chance you have of realizing it is canned chicken. Delicious and extremely easy!!
    Quick easy and tasty!
    This recipe was very good, but please do not use canned chicken. I have had it both ways and the chicken from the can has a gross processed taste. I threw a couple chicken breasts in the crock pot in the afternoon and it was ready to go a couple hours later. I took this dish to a party and it was the hit of the party!!!!
    Excellent and easy!
    i made the chiken dip twice and it turned out real good my boyfriend and i are hooked on it
    GREAT RECIPE! add a little bit of cheddar cheese. Cant stop eating
    Amazing! We made it for a party and everybody loved it!
    Excellent recipe!!!!!
    So easy and quick! I used canned chicken, but I think next time I'll go with the real thing. I also used about double the cheese. We love cheese.
    I use a cup or more of cheddar cheese in my Buffalo Chicken Dip and rotisserie chicken. We prefer the cheddar.
    I have been making this for years. First off NEVER use canned chicken..yuck! Take the time to cook your own chicken breast or if your short on time buy a small rotisserie chicken (they're not too expenisve) I used a food processor and give the chicken a few turns in it. I always start off with a half cup of ranch and hot sauce but depending on the company I'm having usually always add more hot sauce. I eye ball the mozzeralla and never use the blue cheese crumbles because that is just too overwhelming and takes away from the taste of the chicken and "buffalo" flavor.
    This dip is to die 4, used prepared mild buffalo wing sauce instead of the hot sauce, to kick back some heat (got some oldtimers in the crowd with digestive problems) LOL !!! Omitted to use the crumbled blue cheese and mozza cheese. I mixed everything 2gether and nuked it on high for 5 min., then added 1 cup of chopped celery OMG !!! Heaven on a tortilla chip Dip in !!!
    i first had this buffalo chicken dip at our family easter gathering. it was so yummy everyone loved it! i have been searching different sites like the racheal ray web site n couldnt find it anywhere...i found it ! thanks rose in new york :)
    This recipe is definitely a crowd pleaser!!! Loved it Loved it Loved it!!!!!!!!!!!
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