December 2022 Snackbyte

December 2022 Snackbyte - Skillet Chicken Chili Dip


This sure-fire table pleaser hits the appetizer high notes. Wait a minute… cheesy, zesty, hearty, filled with wholesome, fresh chicken, beans, vegetables, dairy…even fruit juice! That’s all your basic food groups right there in one skillet…some might call this an entrée!

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 4 cloves of garlic roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded cooked chicken (dark or light meat)
  • 1/2 cup corn (froze, canned, or fresh off the cobb)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup mozzarella
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup diced red pepper
  • 1 (10 ounce) can green chilis and tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • juice of a half lime
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix shredded cheese together and set aside.
  3. Add cream cheese, sour cream, garlic, lime juice, cumin, and salt to a food processor. Puree until smooth.
  4. Stir in the chicken, corn, cilantro, and 1 cup of cheese mixture.
  5. Spread onto the bottom of a 10 inch skillet and add beans, red peppers, green chilies, and tomatoes. Cover with the remaining cheese.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes, until the dip is bubbling.
  7. Broil for 2–3 minutes to brown the top.
  8. Top with more cilantro for a pop of color.
  9. Serve immediately with chips or crusted French bread.