Healthier Buffalo Chicken Dip
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Healthier Buffalo Chicken Dip – a lightened-up spicy dip with buffalo chicken wing flavors, perfect for your next party! Keto friendly and gluten free.
Need a crowd pleaser for your next party or game day spread? This Healthier Buffalo Chicken Dip is bubbly, spicy, and creamy with bold buffalo wing flavor. It’s super simple to make with basic ingredients and will become a fast favorite when you need a quick appetizer that everyone loves!
After a quick mix of ingredients, this dip is baked to bubbly perfection and can be served with your choice of raw veggies, tortilla chips, or crackers. It’s a great addition to your super bowl spread, party, or tailgate!
What You’ll Need
Cooked Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
Garlic Powder & Sea Salt
How to Make Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix to incorporate.
Spread the mixture into a baking dish. If desired, sprinkle the top with additional grated cheddar.
Bake for 20 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
What makes this recipe healthier?
This recipe is a lightened-up version thanks to a couple of simple healthy swaps. Greek yogurt replaces some of the cream cheese and cheddar and also bumps up the protein.
What kind of chicken should I use?
Chicken breast is best in this recipe – try my quick and easy Instant Pot Shredded Chicken, use a rotisserie, or even canned chicken breast works great.
Can I make it less spicy?
Absolutely. You can adjust the amount of hot sauce in the recipe to your taste. The recipe calls for 1/3 cup, but feel free to use less or more for a milder or hotter dip. I prefer a spicier dip and typically use 1/2 cup hot sauce.
What to serve with Buffalo Chicken Dip?
Serve with raw veggies such as carrots, celery, and bell peppers
Scoop onto tortilla chips or crackers
Use as a topping for Baked Potatoes
Can this dip be reheated?
Sure! Store leftovers in the refrigerator in an airtight container. To reheat, place only the desired amount in a dish covered with a paper towel and microwave for 1-2 minutes. Leftover buffalo chicken dip can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
What is the macro breakdown for Buffalo Chicken Dip?
The macros for one serving (about 2-3 tablespoons) of this recipe of Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip is 7 grams protein, 5 grams fat, and 1 gram carbs.
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Healthier Buffalo Chicken Dip
- 2 cups cooked shredded chicken
- 1 cup Greek yogurt
- 4 oz cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
- 1/3 cup hot sauce, such as Franks (use up to 1/2 cup for a spicier dip)
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- chopped green onions, optional
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well.
- Spread into a baking dish (I used a 2 quart baking dish). Sprinkle with additional grated cheddar if desired.
- Bake for 20 minutes until bubbly around the edges.
- Sprinkle chopped green onions on top if desired before serving. Serve dip hot.
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