Cheesy Chicken Dip

Whether it’s game day, a rainy day or just a day you feel like eating something oozing with creamy goodness, this cheesy chicken dip is THE THING TO MAKE! I serve it with cut up veggie slices that are sturdy enough to scoop up a heaping helping of this delicious dip. (You can even eat it with a fork. I won’t tell anyone!)

Let’s make something delectable!

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts, shredded
  • 1/2 onion roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1 8oz package cream cheese, softened to room temp
  • 2 cups cheddar, grated
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup Mayo (optional)
  • 5 strips bacon
  • 1tsp garlic powder
  • 1tsp onion powder
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1/4tsp black pepper
  • 1 bunch scallions, chopped

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Poach two pieces of chicken breast with 1 tsp salt.
  3. While chicken is poaching, sauté onion and garlic, cook bacon strips and grate cheddar.
  4. After chicken is done, fork-shred into big pieces and combine EVERYTHING (except for a little bit of the bacon cheddar and scallions) in large mixing bowl.
  5. Combine with electric mixer. (You can hand-mix but you’ll have to put a lot of elbow into it!)
  6. At this point, you COULD serve cold, but I prefer to serve warm. So…
  7. Put mixture in oven-safe pan / dish and cook for 15-20.
  8. Take pan out, sprinkle remaining cheese and bacon on top, broiler 2-4 min until golden and bubbly.
  9. Finish off with more scallions and serve this deliciousness with veggies, cheese crips or whatever you want!!

 

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