Super Bowl Sunday is here. I don't know about you guys, but I can't wait to watch the G-men beat the living $@*! out of the Patriots (God, I hate Tom Brady). But before we watch the big game, I'll need to prepare for the second most exciting act of the day: the food.
Of course, when I think football, I think of beer and wings. I love me some Buffalo wings, but making them for a crowd can be quite the hassle. Enter the buffalo chicken dip - my solution to wings made easy (like, almost too easy). This dip, filled to the brim with shredded chicken, blue cheese and hot sauce, is definitely large enough to feed a crowd. Serve it with mixed veggies, chunks of warm sourdough bread, or crisp tortilla chips.
Here's how to make it:
Spicy Buffalo Chicken Dip
- 2-3 chicken bone-in breasts or store-bought rotisserie chicken
- ½ to ¾ cup of your favorite hot sauce
- 8 oz bottle of good quality blue cheese dressing
- 16 oz cream cheese, brought to room temperature
- Shredded sharp cheddar cheese for topping
- Chopped scallions for topping
For serving: Assorted veggies (carrots, celery, etc.), fresh baked sourdough bread, tortilla chips.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Season chicken breasts lightly with salt and pepper. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray, and bake chicken breasts until browned and cooked through. Let cool. Remove skin and using two forks, shred the chicken.
In a large bowl, toss shredded chicken with hot sauce. Mix in cream cheese and blue cheese dressing.
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Pour into a large baking dish and top with shredded cheddar. Bake for 25-30 minutes until top is golden brown and bubbly.
Top with chopped scallions and serve with veggies, warmed sourdough bread, and lightly toasted tortilla chips. Dig in!